I am a Norwegian academic who writes about terrorism and jihadism. I work as senior research fellow at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) and adjunct professor of political science at the University of Oslo. In the menu above you will find links to my publications and other resources. Follow me on Twitter if you like.
- Op-ed: “The Mysterious Assassination That Unleashed Jihadism“, History News Network, 24 November 2019
- New Book: The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad available for preorder (21 May 2019).
- New article (in Norwegian): “Skandinavias første jihadister“, Babylon (30 January 2019).
- Recorded lecture: “The European jihadism wave of the 2010s: Lessons and prospects“, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin (3 December 2018).
- New op-ed: “Europe to Terrorists: It’s No More Monsieur Nice Guy“, Wall Street Journal, 7 October 2018 (ungated version).