Defence and Intelligence Norway

We handle the truth

Editor-In-Chief: Jan H. Kalvik


Phone (+47)  92205699


Associate Editor: Arne Gerit Halvorsen


Phone: (+47) 990 92 124


Managing Editor Intelligence Technology

Michael Fayerman

Phone:  917.509.5416



Counter-terrorism and Psychology Expert

Anne Speckhard, Ph.D

Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry Georgetown University School of Psychiatry 




Counter-terrorism and Radicalisation expert

Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D.

Professor and Former Chief of Police

Harran University Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Chair of Sociology Department

(Currently residing in the U.S. on leave of absence)

Phone: 571 363 6168



Criminal Justice and Violent Extremism expert

Allison McDowell-Smith, Ph.D. 

is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Management at Nichols College in Dudley, MA

andResearch Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE).

She can be reached by e-mail at


Strategic Narrative Expert

Ajit Maan, Ph.D.

Dr. Maan is President of Narrative Strategies, Invited Affiliate Faculty of George Mason University’s Center for Narrative Conflict Resolution, and Invited Affiliate Faculty at Union University’s Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. She is author of Internarrative Identity: Placing the Self, and Counter-Terrorism: Narrative Strategies, and editor of the book Soft Power on Hard Problems: Strategic Influence in Asymmetric Warfare and author of Narrative Warfare.



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