Otso Iho

Otso Iho is a senior analyst at IHS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre (JTIC), having previously worked for leading risk and security consultancies in London. He has written extensively on Islamist militancy and terrorism, radicalization, Islamophobia and right-wing extremism particularly in Europe, and he also specializes in security and business risk in the Asia Pacific region. Iho holds an MA in Terrorism, Security and Society from King’s College London and a BA in History from University College London.

Paris Attacks Show Dangerous Evolution of Terrorism

November 18, 2015

The atrocities in Paris confirm a long-term trend in the evolution of terrorist tactics in Europe—toward attacks that are harder to prevent. ­The attack in Paris on November 13 is representative of a longer-term evolution of terrorist tactics over the past decade that has become more pronounced during 2015. The...

Election Will Shape Pace of Reform in Myanmar

October 21, 2015

The upcoming polls represent a watershed moment for Myanmar’s emerging democracy. Myanmar’s Union Election Commission has announced that elections will go ahead on November 8 as planned, despite earlier reports of potential delays. The elections are widely expected to result in considerable support for the opposition party, the National League...

Europe Remains at Risk of Further Terrorist Attacks

January 17, 2015

Due to limited resources for intelligence services, European cities will remain vulnerable and further attacks are highly likely to occur. The attacks in Paris are the latest reminder of European cities’ vulnerability to terrorism. The style and duration of the attacks highlight the high impact that incidents involving small arms...