Alessandro Boncio is guest contributor at the International Security Observer (ISO). Mr. Boncio is Carabinieri OR9 and he is currently a counter-terrorism lecturer for the Carabinieri Corps. He was deployed in several international mission in the Middle East, the Balkans and Africa as an intelligence analyst and CT consultant. He is currently a student in Sciences of Mediterranean and Islamic countries languages, history and cultures at Naples “l’Orientale” University. Mr. Boncio is a member of the EENeT (European Expert Network on Terrorism Issues) as analyst of the foreign fighters phenomenon.