Should we negotiate with terrorists?

It’s more than 50 years since President Nixon created the US policy of not negotiating with terrorists. He was speaking at a press conference and made an off-the-cuff comment that stuck. Soon after, the UK joined the US and the two countries have stood firm in this position ever since.

In this explainer for Chatham House, Clarity Factory co-founder, Rachel Briggs, outlines the history of the policy, how it has changed over time, the pros and cons of this stance and, ultimately, whether it is effective in tackling terrorism.

You can read the explainer here.Should we negotiate with terrorists?