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Professor Vlado Azinović

Professor Vlado Azinović, works at the Department of Peace and Security Studies, School of Political Science, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Professor Azinović received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the American University of London (UK) and MA in International Relations from Norwich University (USA). Between 1995 and 2008 he worked as a senior editor at the Balkan Service, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Prague (Czech Republic).  Professor Azinović serves as an expert witness for the prosecution in terrorism related cases before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Azinović is the author, co-author or editor of A Waiting Game: Assessing and Responding to the Threat from Returning Foreign Fighters in the Western Balkans (2018), Between Salvation And Terror: Radicalization And The Foreign Fighter Phenomenon In The Western Balkans (2017), “The geostrategic aspects of jihadist radicalisation in the Western Balkans,” in The Challenge of Jihadist Radicalization in Europe and Beyond, European Policy Center (2017); The New Lure of the Syrian War: The Foreign Fighters’ Bosnian Contingent (2016), Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Nexus with Islamist Extremism (2015); The Lure of the Syrian War: The Foreign Fighters’ Bosnian Contingent (2015); ”Bosnia and Herzegovina and Terrorism 1996-2011: Defining the Threat, Devising Counterterrorism Strategy” in John J. Le Beau (editor) The Dangerous Landscape; International Perspectives on Twenty-First Century Terrorism (2013), Introduction to the Studies of Terrorism (2012); Assessing the Potential for the Renewed Ethnic Conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina: A Security Risk Analysis (2011), Al Qaeda in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Myth or Present Danger? (2007), as well as book chapters, articles, essays and reviews on terrorism-related issues.