Events Featuring Us
On July 12, 2018 The Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars published a blog on its site on Dr. Amit Kumar’s June 14 talk at the Center titled “Deepening a Natural Partnership: Assessing the Current State of US-India Counterterrorism Cooperation”. Please find the link to the blog at https://www.wilsoncenter.org/blog-post/deepening-natural-partnership-assessing-the-state-us-india-counterterrorism-cooperation
Dr. Amit Kumar’s commentary appeared on June 18, 2018 in the FoxNews.com story on Kashmir. Please find the link to the story at http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/06/18/gruesome-rape-murder-kashmir-girl-raises-tensions.html
Dr. Amit Kumar spoke on “Deepening a Natural Partnership: Assessing the Current State of US-India Counterterrorism Cooperation” at the Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington DC on June 14, 2018. For a complete webcast of his talk please see https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/deepening-natural-partnership-assessing-the-state-us-india-counterterrorism-cooperation.
Dr. Amit Kumar has joined the Review Board of the prestigious Air Force Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs in February 2018.
Dr. Amit Kumar will be speaking on Terrorist Financing Typologies at the IIT-Kent College of Law Conference on Countering Terrorist Financing: Law and Policy to be held in Chicago on January 7, 2018. Please find the conference brochure at Preventing the Financing of Terrorism CLE.pdf
Dr. Amit Kumar’s commentary appeared on October 27, 2017 in ACAMS MoneyLaundering.com story on India. Please find the link to the story at India Enlists Financial Institutions in Campaign Against Shell Companies
Dr. Amit Kumar’s commentary appeared on October 23, 2017 in the FoxNews.com story on the Taliban. Please find the link to the story at http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/10/23/getting-tough-on-taliban-trump-admin-said-to-be-urging-closure-militant-groups-qatar-office.html
Dr. Amit Kumar’s commentary appeared on July 11, 2017 in the FoxNews.com story on the use of human shields by ISIS. Please find the link to the story at http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/07/11/how-isis-uses-human-shields-in-fighting-coalition-forces.html.
Dr. Amit Kumar’s chapter titled Terrorist Infrastructure and Financing was published in the recently released India Foundation book titled Global Terrorism: Challenges and Options published by Pentagon Press. The chapter has been reproduced with prior permission of the India Foundation. Please find the link to the chapter here and to the book at http://www.pentagonpress.in/bookdetails.aspx?this=4955
Our President was featured in the February 2017 Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Report titled “The Lone Wolf Terrorist: Past Lessons, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies”. Please find the link to the report at http://www.potomacinstitute.org/images/ICTS/ reportlonewolfterrorist.pdf
Our President, Dr. Amit Kumar’s interview to ACAMS MoneyLaundering.com on “Demonetization in India appeared on February 9, 2017. Please find the transcript of the interview here
Our President, Dr. Amit Kumar’s op-ed titled “The future of US-India Counterterrorism Cooperation in the Trump Administration” appeared in “The Congress Blog” of “The Hill” on January 25, 2017. Please find the link to the same at http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/315965-the-future-of-us-india-counterterrorism-cooperation-in
Our President, Dr. Amit Kumar’s article on ‘”Weapons, Narcotics, and Fake Currency” appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of “Salute to the Indian Soldier” magazine. Please find the link to the article at http://saluteindia.org/read-salute-pdf/Salute-Nov-Dec-2016.pdf
An article by our Expert Navneet Rajan Wasan appeared in the Daily Indian on November 27, 2016. Please find the article at http://www.dailyindian.com/2016/11/27/wither-security/
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar offered the following commentary for a MoneyLaundering.com article titled “G-7 Nations to Map Data-Sharing and Weigh Reporting Thresholds Linked to Terror” that appeared on May 23, 2016:
Intergovernmental groups like the G-7 have accelerated their efforts “to bridge the gap between policy and operation” in response to recent deadly attacks in Paris and Brussels by members and devotees of the Islamic State, but have experienced mixed results, said Amit Kumar, president of AAA International Security Consultants LLC in Washington, D.C.
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar’s commentary to the Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) was featured in the article “Disrupting Terror Finance Vital to Counter-Terrorism” which appeared on April 10, 2016. Please find the link to the article at: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/disrupting-terror-finance-vital-to-counter-terrorism-116041000327_1.html
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar was interviewed about “Funding Terrorism – Who is Funding Them, How are They Getting Away With It, and Why are They Doing It?” by radio talk show host Sarah Westall on her show Business Game Changers on March 28, 2016. Please find the audio recording of the interview at http://sarahwestall.com/funding-terrorism-who-is-funding-them-how-are-they-getting-away-with-it-and-why-are-they-doing-it/
Our President, Dr. Amit Kumar has been invited by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) to speak on the theme "Safe City & National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience" at the "8th International India Security Summit: Securing the Nation" to be held in New Delhi, India on March 11, 2016. Please find the link at www.assocham.org/downloads/?filename=1456921727.doc
Our President, Dr. Amit Kumar was an invited speaker to talk about "Protection Against Exposure to Terrorist Financing" at the 2nd Annual ACAMS India Training Seminar held at Mumbai on February 22, 2016. Please find link at http://www.acams.org/aml-training-seminar-mumbai/
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar’s recommendations on Countering Terrorism Finance in India, appeared in an article in the South Asia Monitor on February 24, 2016. Please find the link to the article at http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=sl&nid=15794
Our President, Dr. Amit Kumar delivered a special lecture on “Countering Terrorism Finance in India: An Assessment of Current Efforts and Possible Steps for the Future” at an event organized by the Society for Policy Studies, New Delhi at the India International Centre, New Delhi, India on February 10, 2016. Please find the summary of the event at http://spsindia.in/2016/02/03/special-lecture-on-countering-terrorism-finance-an-assessment-of-current-efforts-and-possible-steps-for-the-future-%E2%80%8Bby-amit-kumar-ph-d-president-aaa-international-security-consultants
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar is extensively quoted in the ANI New Article Titled “India's counter-terror financing agencies and investigative agencies need to be fully integrated, say experts.” Please find the link to the article at http://www.aninews.in/newsdetail2/story252051/india-039-s-counter-terror-financing-agencies-and-investigative-agencies-need-to-be-fully-integrated-say-experts.html
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar contributed the chapter on "Weapons, Narcotics, and Fake Currency” to the book titled Terrorism Today: Aspects, Challenges, and Responsibilities. Eds. Dhruv C Katoch and Shakti Sinha that was released at the India Foundation’s Counterterrorism Conference 2016 held in Jaipur, India on February 2-3, 2016.
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar will be a speaker at the India Foundation's CTC Conference titled "Tackling Global Terror Outfits" to be held in Jaipur, India on February 2-3, 2016. For details, please see https://lnkd.in/eGMDQcK
Our President, Dr. Amit Kumar is mentioned in the Indian Express regards India Foundation’s Counter Terrorism Conference that is being held in Jaipur, India. Please find the link to the story at http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/afghan-ceo-seminar-in-jaipur-counter-terrorism-seminar/
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar will be speaking at the India International Centre, New Delhi on February 10, 2016 on "Countering the Financing of Terrorism in India: An Assessment of Current Efforts and Possible Steps for the Future" as part of a lecture sponsored by the Society for Policy Studies, New Delhi in partnership with the India International Center, New Delhi, India. Please find the link to this event at https://lnkd.in/ecrd3e4 and http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=init&nid=15440
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar was extensively quoted in the Compliance Alert Article titled “AML and Cyber Security to overlap in Coming Years.” Please find the link to the article at http://www.calert.info/details.php?id=656
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar will be moderating the ACAMS Canadian AML/CFT Compliance Training Webinar panel on November 4, 2015. Please find details at http://www.acams.org/canada-training-webinar/
Our Expert John Cassara will testify as an expert witness on Terrorist Financing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade on November 17, 2015. Please find details at https://foreignaffairs.house.gov/hearing/subcommittee-hearing-terrorist-financing-kidnapping-antiquities-trafficking-and-private
Our President Dr. Amit Kumar will be a panelist on the ACAMS training webinar titled 'Year-End AML Compliance Review and 2016 Outlook on December 18, 2015. Please find registration details at http://www.acams.org/webinar-2015-review-training/