CVE & Counterterrorism


Win the Battle, Lose the War: How the U.S. Can Sustain Counterterrorism Gains

Eric Rosand and Leanne Erdberg, Just Security

June 28, 2018
As the threat from ISIS evolves, so must our counter approach

Eric Rosand, The Hill

June 18, 2018
Terrorism on our doorstep: Takes a region to counter extremism

Lisa Murray, Financial Review

May 21, 2018
Hard and Soft Strategies: The UAE’s Approach to Counterterrorism

Sara Brzuszkiewicz, Jamestown Foundation

May 5, 2018
A Primer on Countering Terrorism

Isaac Kfir, Asia and the Pacific Policy Society

May 2, 2018
Smart Policies to End Extremism and Violent Ideology

Zakir Gul, Inside Sources

December 7, 2017
Digital Forum on Terrorism Prevention- A Report on Trends and Insights

Digital Forum on Terrorism Prevention

December, 2017
To confront terrorism’s core, don’t neglect counter-extremism policies

Qumar Ul-Huda, The Hill

November 5, 2017
Lessons to Learn from Terrorist Attack in New York City

Sahar Aziz, Huff Post

November 2, 2017
Islamic Scholars Go Head-to-Head with ISIS Propaganda Machine

Bashir Ahmad Ansar, The Cipher Brief

October 26, 2017
UNDP and Hedayah team up to strengthen collaboration in preventing violent extremism


September 22, 2017
Education Cannot Wait – investing in our shared humanity
Yasmine Sherif, Huff Post
September 24, 2017
A Hunt for Ways to Combat Online Radicalization
Farhad Manjoo, The New York Times
August 23, 2017
How Boko Haram can be defeated ―Fayose

Sam Nwaoko, & Ado Ekiti. Nigerian Tribune

August 4, 2017
Islamic State Is Dying on the Battlefield—and Winning on the Internet

Romesh Ratnesar, Bloomberg

July 20, 2017
America’s Real Enemy: The Salafi-Jihadi Movement

Katherine Zimmerman, Critical Threats

July 18, 2017
ISIS Was a Symptom. State Collapse is the Disease.

Thanassis Cambanis, The Boston Globe

July 15, 2017
Against the Islamic State, the U.S. is Waging the Wrong War

Jon Sather, Worldview

July 14, 2017
Why Businesses Hold the Key to Stemming the Tide of Radicalization

Mathew Sweezey, The Observer

July 10, 2017
How Two Mississippi College Students Fell in Love and Decided to Join a Terrorist Group

Emma Green, The Atlantic

May 01, 2017
Who are the new jihadis?

Olivier Roy, The Guardian

April 13, 2017
Facebook head of counterterrorism: We need everyone’s help

Melody Hahm, Yahoo Finance

March 21, 2017
The ‘app of choice’ for jihadists: ISIS seizes on Internet tool to promote terror

Joby Warrick, Washington Post

December 23, 2016
‘Counter-radicalization’ requires a radical rethink

Azeezah Kanji, The Toronto Star

December 1, 2016
Why Hiring Former Terrorists Is a Good Idea

Kevin Reagan,National Interest

September 14, 2016
Fifteen years after 9/11, the jihadist threat looms larger than ever across the globe

Joby Warrick and Greg Miller, Washington Post

September 10, 2016
AfP and Shift Host Countering Violent Extremism Summit

Alliance for Peacebuilding

August 26, 2016
US asks Pakistan not to discriminate among terrorists

The Indian Express

August 26, 2016
State Dept. Official: ‘Poor Public Services’ and ‘Hunger for Identity’ Can Fuel Terrorism

Bridget Johnson, PJ Media

August 17, 2016
The Counter Narrative to Terror and Violence is Already Among Us

AZZA KARAM, The Citizen

August 16, 2016
Is Terrorism Getting Worse? In the West, Yes. In the World, No.

Margot Sanger-Katz, The New York Times

August 16, 2016
FBI Agent Michael German Taught Hollywood How to Get Counterterrorism Right

April Wolfe, LA Weekly

August 15, 2016
Jordan Struggles with Islamic Extremism at Home

Maria Abi-Habib, The Wall Street Journal

August 14, 2016
Counterterrorism Doesn’t Need More Strategy, It Needs Action

Ahmad Naveed Noormal and Karina Y. Valenzuela, The World Post

August 12, 2016
Commentary: Big Business Needs to Step Up in the Fight Against Islamic State

Ryan Greer, Reuters

August 12, 2016
ISIS Foreign Fighters: An Economic Analysis on the Global Flow of Militants Joining the Islamic State

Ali Fisunoglu and Ryan Greer, giStrat

August 2016
Does Countering Violent Extremism Work?

Obi Anyadike, IRIN

August 10, 2016
When Terror Isn’t Terrorism

Philip Mudd, CNN

August 8, 2016
The Scourge of Extremism: Move Beyond the Symptoms and Treat the Disease

Michael Morell, Sandy Winnefeld, and Samantha Vinograd, War on the Rocks

August 3, 2016
Minding the GAP: A Multi-Layered Approach to Tackling Violent Extremism

Eric Rosand, RUSI

July 5, 2016
How a Secret Branch of ISIS Built a Global Network of Killers

Rukmini Callimachi, The New York Times

August 3, 2016
Through the Looking Glass: Harnessing Big Data to Respond to Violent Extremism

Michele Piercey, Carolyn Forbes, and Hasan Davulcu, Devex

August 1, 2016
M&E Thursday Talk – Changing the Narrative on War & Violence

Beth Hallowell, Design, Monitoring and Evaluation for Peacebuilding

July 28, 2016
A Better Way to Counter Violent Extremism

Khalid Koser and Eric Rosand, Foreign Affairs

July 27, 2016
Tackling Social Ills Will do More Than Bombs to Defeat ISIS and Its Gospel of Hate

Scott Atran, The Guardian

July 28, 2016
A Look at the American ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ Strategy

David Alpher, Saferworld

July 26, 2016
U.S. and EU Deepen Security and Development Dialogue

European Union External Action Press Release

July 25, 2016
Toward a Common Lexicon of Violent Extremism

Phil Walter, Lawfare

July 22, 2016
Preventing Violent Extremism: Turning a Threat into an Opportunity for the Private Sector

Dr. Khalid Koser, The World Post

July 20, 2016
Radicalisation is Not the Result of Failed Integration

Michaela Wiegel,

March 29, 2016
Inside the ISIS Enlistment Files: All Jihad is Local

Nate Rosenblatt, Defense One

July 20, 2016
The Shifting Indicators of Terrorism

The Soufan Group

July 20, 2016
What Makes a Criminal Act Terrorism? The Definition Broadens

Debra Cassens Weiss, ABA Journal

July 19, 2016
Soft Targets: How Marginalization in France Fuels Recruitment and Terror Attacks

Erroll Southers, The Hill

July 15, 2016
Is Terrorism Getting Worse?

Uri Friedman, The Atlantic

July 14, 2016
I Know Why the ‘War on Terror’ Isn’t Working

Achaleke Christian Leke, The Hill

July 13, 2016
Countering Violent Radicalism and Extremism in India

Vinay Kaura, The Diplomat

July 12, 2016
Defeating ISIS Through Civil Resistance?

Maria J. Stephan, U.S. Institute for Peace

July 11, 2016
Why has Pro-ISIS Twitter Traffic dropped 45 Percent in Two Years?

Aidan Quigley, Christian Science Monitor

July 10, 2016
How the War on Child Porn is Helping Us Fight ISIS Propaganda

Krithika Varagur, The Huffington Post

July 7, 2016
Microsoft-Funded Professor Builds Software to Fight Terrorism

Jing Cao, Bloomberg

June 17, 2016
ISIS and the Culture of Narcissism

Robert Pape and Walker Gunning, Wall Street Journal

June 27, 2016
Dozens Killed in Triple ISIS Bombing in War-Torn Yemen

Mohammed Mukhashaf, Mohammed Ghobari, Noah Browning, and Hugh Lawson, Huffington Post

June 28, 2016
Why Young Syrians are Joining ISIS

Rebecca Crozier, International Alert

June 8, 2016
Expanding the US Military’s Smart-Power Toolbox

James Stavridis and John R. Allen, The Wall Street Journal

June 9, 2016
What More can Congress do to Combat Violent Extremism?

Amanda Boyce, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

June 9, 2016
Violent Extremism and Instability in the Greater Horn of Africa

Eelco Kessels, Tracey Durner, & Matthew Schwartz, Global Center on Cooperative Security

April 2016
The Future of Peacebuilding: Six Lessons from Next Gen Peace

Saba Ismail, Aware Girls, and Bridget Moix, Peace Direct

June 6, 2016
Justice or ‘Conspiracy’? Terrorism Trial Divides Somalis in Minneapolis

Jack Healy and Matt Furber, New York Times

June 5, 2016
What Drives People to Turn to Violent Extremism

Melanie Greenberg, The Hill

May 10, 2016
Pakistan’s Counter-Terrorism Challenge

Ryan B. Greer, Foreign Policy

May 31, 2016
An Important CVE Step from the State Department

Philip Seib, The World Post

May 26, 2016
Human Rights First Welcomes Joint State Department and USAID Strategy on Countering Extremism

Human Rights First

May 26, 2016
Pentagon Report Reveals Confusion Among U.S. Troops Over Afghan Mission

Josh Smith, Reuters

May 9, 2016
How Should the World Respond to Terrorism 

Kathy Gilsinan, The Atlantic

Apr 2, 2016
Countering Violent Extremism Through Media and Communication Strategies

Dr. Kate Ferguson, Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research

March, 2016
Stephen Hadley: ISIS is “Ripping at the Fabric of Europe”

Stephen Hadley, The Pacific Council on International Policy

Mar 29, 2016
The Greatest Threat: Nuclear Terrorism in the Age of Vulnerability

The Carnegie Corporation of New York

Mar, 2016
Global Extremism in January 2016

Centre on Religion and Geopolitics, Global Extremism Monitor

Feb 22, 2016
Countering ISIS: One Year Later

Dr. Denise Natali, Institute for National Strategic Studies

Feb 10, 2016
C&SN Joins More Than 50 Orgs in Raising Concerns About UN’s Work on Preventing Violent Extremism

Charity and Security Network

Feb 8, 2016
U.S. Eyes Ways to Toughen Fight Against Domestic Extremists

Julia Harte, Reuters

Feb 4, 2016
Growth of Islamic State Forces State Department Overhaul

John Hudson, Foreign Policy

Feb 1, 2016
America’s Muddled Approach to Fighting ISIS

Just Security

Jan 28, 2016
Winning the War We’ve Got, Not the One We Want

Lt. Gen. James M. Dubik, The Magazine of the Association of the United States Army

Jan 12, 2016
Blown Back: Lessons from Counter-terror, Stabilisation and Statebuilding in Yemen


Jan, 2016
Barbed Wire on Our Heads: Lessons from Counter-terror, Stabilisation and Statebuilding in Somalia


Jan, 2016
Hammering the Bread and the Nail: Lessons from Counter-terror, Stabilisation and Statebuilding in Afghanistan


Jan, 2016
How to Prevent: Extremism and Policy Options

Tony Blair Faith Foundation

Jan 27, 2016
Destroying ISIS: 10 Dos and Don’ts

Jean-Marie Guéhenno, World Economic Forum

Jan 17, 2016
What Brain Science Teaches us about Terrorism

George Soros, The World Economic Forum

Jan 4, 2016
ISIS in the World’s Largest Muslim Country

Edward Delman, The Atlantic

Jan 3, 2016
Investing in Iraq’s Peace: How Good Governance Can Diminish Support for Violent Extremism

Mercy Corps

Jan 2016
Plan of Action to Prevent Violent Extremism

United Nations

Dec 24, 2015
Why ISIS has the Potential to be a World Altering Revolution

Scott Atran, Aeon

Dec 15, 2015
Address to the Nation by the President (regarding the San Bernardino attack)

Barack Obama, White House

Dec 6, 2015
Jihad Recruitment In Minnesota: A Case Study After San Bernardino


Dec 2015
Eyewitness Accounts from Recent Defectors from Islamic State: Why They Joined, What They Saw, Why They Quit

Anne Speckhard, Ph.D. & Ahmet S. Yayla, Ph.D, International Study for Violent Extremism

Dec 2015
Global Terrorism Index 2015

Institute for Economics and Peace

Nov 17, 2015
UN: End Overbroad Foreign Terrorist Fighter Laws

Human Rights Watch

Nov 2, 2015
The Pre-Terrorists Among Us

Simon Cottee, The Atlantic

Oct 27, 2015
Participatory and Collaborative Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism: Maghreb & Sahel Regional Workshop

FHI 360 in collaboration with the Salam Institute for Peace & Justice

Oct 9, 2015
Remarks at a Meeting on International Peace and Security and Countering Terrorism

John Kerry, Secretary of State, Department of State

Sept 30, 2015
The Prince of Counter-Terrorism

Bruce Riedel, The Brookings Institution

Sept 29, 2015
How the US is expanding its fight against extremism in Africa

Scott Firsing, The Conversation

Sept 28, 2015
The Complexities of Women, Peace, Security and Countering Violent Extremism

Jayne Huckerby, Just Security

Sept 24, 2015
Indonesian and Malaysian Support for the Islamic State


Sept 18, 2015
Georgia Must Reach Vulnerable Areas as ISIS Influence Spreads

Roman Terehoff, Creative Associates International

Sept 14, 2015
Drone strikes by UK and Pakistan point to Obama’s counter-terror legacy

Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian

Sept 9, 2015
Countering Violent Extremism: Falling Between the Cracks of Development and Security

Khalid Koser and Amy E. Cunningham, Council on Foreign Relations (Emerging Voices)

Aug 26, 2015
What Whack-A-Mole Can Teach Us About How to Fight Terrorism

Aki Peritz, Foreign Policy

Aug 12, 2015
FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Peace, Security, and Countering Violent Extremism in Africa

Office of the Press Secretary, The White House

July 27, 2015
The National Commission on the War on Terrorism Is Hereby Called to Order

Micah Zenko, Foreign Policy

Jun 30, 2015
Here’s What the Social Science Says About Countering Violent Extremism

Scott Atran, The Huffington Post

Jun 25, 2015
East Africa Report: The Nature and Drivers of Insecurity in Kenya

Andrews Atta-Asamoah, Institute for Security Studies

Apr 2015
Countering Violent Extremism Really Does Involve Killing Terrorists

Michael G. Waltz, New America Foundation

Mar 3, 2015
Dilemas of Counter-terror, Stabilisation and Statebuilding

David Keen with Larry Attree

Mar 2015
The Need of Military and Ideology Approaches to Extremism

Daoud Kuttab, The Jordan Times

Feb 11, 2015
What ISIS Really Wants

Graeme Wood, The Atlantic

Jan 2015
A Gendered Approach To Countering Violent Extremism: Lessons Learned From Women In Peacebuilding And Conflict Prevention Applied Successfully In Bangladesh And Morocco

Krista London Couture, Brookings

Jul 2014
Morocco’s Approach to Countering Violent Extremism

Mohamed Salah Tamek, The Washington Institute

May 16, 2014
Preventing Terrorism and Countering Violent Extremism and Radicalization that Lead to Terrorism: A Community-Policing Approach

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

Feb 2014
Channel: Protecting vulnerable people from being drawn into terrorism

Prevent, Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism, Home Office, UK Government

Oct 2012
State and Defense Officials To Senate: Military Alone Cannot Counter Violent Extremism

Charity and Security Network

Mar 31, 2010


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