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Nils Duquet (ed.), Triggering Terror: Illicit Gun Markets and Firearms Acquisition of Terrorist Networks in Europe, 480 p.
This edited volume offers an in-depth and detailed insight into Project SAFTE’s research findings. In-depth country studies were conducted in eight EU member states by research teams from the Flemish Peace Institute, SIPRI, SSSA, Arquebus Solutions, Small Arms Survey and Bureau Bruinsma. The in-depth qualitative research methodology involved desk research and semi-structured interviews with key international actors and stakeholders such as Europol, EMPACT Firearms, Interpol, SEESAC and the Office of the EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator. The volume sheds ligh on how illegal firearms markets are structured in the EU and shows how terrorists access these.
- Download country study Belgium
- Download country study Croatia
- Download country study Denmark
- Download country study France
- Download country study Italy
- Download country study Netherlands
- Download country study Romania
- Download country study UK
- Download chapter on EU neighbourhood: North Africa
- Download chapter on EU neighbourhood: Ukraine
Nils Duquet & Kevin Goris, Firearms acquisition by terrorists in Europe. Research findings and policy recommendations of Project SAFTE. 232 p.
This report offers a systematic and comparative analysis of the findings of the eight country studies in the research volume and translates the findings to the realities of policy-makers, law enforcement officers and practitioners working on these topics.
Read the executive summary for a quick overview of the main findings and policy recommendations
Read the fact sheets for an insight into each one of the various dimensions of the project
Interested in how various elements of the research come together?
For a quick introduction, watch the videos that shed light on some of our main findings