NRC Interview with David Kenning: Amsterdam, September 2015

He looks like he belongs in the audience for a hard rock concert: leather waistcoat, long sideburns and curls. But sitting in the Amsterdam city hall is a terrorism expert. Trained as a Spinoza scholar and as a psychoanalyst specializing in and the extreme behaviour in adolescents, David Kenning has advised governments on combating jihadist recruitment for ten years. The Brit now also advises Mayor Van der Laan of Amsterdam.

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De Volkskrant interview with David Kenning, January 2016

He experienced first-hand how a small number of terrorists in Belfast could radicalize an entire community. Now he sees it happening in the West again. So the Irish philosopher David Kenning comes out of retirement. His message focuses on social cohesion. Kenning investigated the motivation of suicide bombers and developed national anti-recruitment campaigns.

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