Dr H.A. Hellyer is senior fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (UK), the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (USA), and the Centre for Global Policy (Europe). He is currently on the steering committee for a multi-year EU-funded project on ‘Radicalisation, Secularism and the Governance of Religion’, which brings together European, North African and Asian perspectives with a consortium of twelve universities and think-tanks. @hahellyer
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