The Influence of Terrorism - Richard Barrett

  • New College 13-14 Holywell St Oxford, England, OX1 3SA United Kingdom

Richard Barrett CMG OBE is a counter-terrorism expert, highly respected around the world for his insight and experience in combating violent extremism. Formerly a British diplomat (and Oxford student), Barrett has worked in the Foreign Office, MI5 and the British Secret Intelligence Service. Barrett was Director of Global Counter Terrorism Operations at the SIS at the time of 9/11. He has also worked with the UN in monitoring the activity of Al-Qaida, and helped found the UN Counter Terrorism Implementation Task Force. Alongside these roles, Barrett has shared his thoughts through a number of prestigious journalistic outlets such as the Guardian, The Financial Times and CNN's Amanpour.

He will be presenting to Oxford International Relations Society on the topic: 'The Influence of Terrorism on International Affairs'.

There will be a complimentary drinks reception after the talk, plus the opportunity to have dinner with the speaker beforehand. If you wish to have dinner with the speaker, please follow the link below: https://goo.gl/forms/U8L3cOzseD2jrocX2 

This event is FREE for members and £3 for non-members, with a special offer of £20 for lifetime membership of the Society available for a limited time.