CVE Digest: U.S. Government’s Publications & Statements

Essential Background on US CVE Strategy

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Congress

 

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USAID
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Remarks on Women and Countering Violent Extremism

 

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

 

September 12, 2016

The Military’s Role in Countering Violent Extremism

Edward Powers, USIP

 

June 07, 2017
Regional Symposium To Combat Recruitment and Radicalization to Violence in Prisons

Office of the Spokesperson, State Department

 

April 26, 2017
Actions Needed to Define Strategy and Assess Progress of Federal Efforts

 

Government Accountability Office

 

April 2017
Fight Against Violent Extremism Suffers Research Gaps
Candace Rondeaux; Bethany L. McGann, USIP

 

March 01, 2017
U.S. senators denounce Trump plan to focus counter-extremism program on Islam

 

Dustin Volz, Reuters

 

February 09, 2017
Ten Things You Should Know About the State Department’s Bureau of Counterterrorism

 

Bureau of Counterterrorism, US Department of State

 

January 21, 2017
2016 in Review: Building Partner Counterterrorism Capacity and Countering Violent Extremism

 

Justin Siberell, DipNote

 

January 4, 2017
U.S. Relations with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

 

Office of the Spokesperson, State Department

 

December 22, 2016
The Struggle Against Terrorism: Lessons Learned & Next Steps

 

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

November 22, 2016
Launch of “Creative Minds for Social Good”

 

Office of the Spokesperson, State Department

 

October 25, 2016
Partnering with East Africa to Counter Violent Extremism

 

Michael Ortiz, Department of State

 

October 21, 2016
Remarks at “CVE Reimagined: Youth and Governments Unite Against Violent Extremism

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

 

September 22, 2016
Violent Extremism: Setting Priorities for Research

 

United States Institute of Peace

September 29, 2016
Global Counterterrorism Forum Ministerial

 

Office of the Spokesperson, State Department

 

September 21, 2016
THE WHITE HOUSE LEGAL AID INTERAGENCY ROUNDTABLE AND GOAL 16 – ONE YEAR ON

 

Bill Baer, Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General

 

September 21, 2016
Remarks at the “9/11+15 Conference: A Strategic Review of the Fight Against Terrorism

 

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

 

September 08, 2016
State Dept.: U.S. Should ‘Rehabilitate’ and ‘Reintegrate’ Foreign Fighters Back into Society

 

Lauretta Brown, CSN News

 

September 08, 2016
Atrocity Prevention through Dialogue

Sofía Sebastián and Jonas Claes, USIP

September 2016
Remarks on Community Building and Countering Violent Extremism

John Kerry, Secretary of State, Department of State

August 23, 2016
House Delegation Introduces Religious Freedom Bill
Thomas Scanlo, Office of Congressman Don Beyer
May 11, 2016
Street Gangs and Violent Extremist Organizations

Phyllis Dininio and Julie Werbel,
Management Systems International for USAID

 

August 2016
Women and Countering Violent Extremism

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

Mar 17, 2016
On Counterterrorism and Communications: Interview with Richard Stengel

Interviewed by Gabrielle M. Williams, Harvard Political Review

Mar 17, 2016
Readout of the President’s National Security Council Meeting on Counter-ISIL

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary

Jan 28, 2016
Fact Sheet: Maintaining the Momentum in the Fight Against ISIS

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary

Jan 15, 2016
A New Center for Global Engagement

Office of the Spokesperson, U.S. Department of State

Jan 8, 2016
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on Updates to U.S. Government Efforts to Counter Violent Extremism

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary

Jan 8, 2016
How We’re Countering Violent Extremism at Home and Abroad

Lisa Monaco, U.S. Department of State Official Blog

Jan 8, 2016
Communities Can Help Turn Back the Threat of Terrorism

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

Dec 30, 2015
Address to the Nation by the President – regarding the San Bernardino attack and the U.S.’ approach to terrorism

Barack Obama, President of the United States of America

Dec 6, 2015
Mobilizing Against a Preeminent Challenge of the 21st Century: Countering Violent Extremism

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Department of State

Nov 20, 2015
Empowering Cities in the Struggle against Violent Extremism

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Department of State

Nov 17, 2015
Quarterly Performance Report July 1 – September 30, 2015: Countering Violent Extremism in the Middle East & North Africa (CoVE-MENA) Task Order

USAID

Oct 29, 2015
Quarterly Performance Report July 1 – September 30, 2015: Countering Violent Extremism in the Middle East & North Africa (CoVE-MENA) Maghreb-Sahel Pilot 1

USAID

Oct 29, 2015
U.S. Commitments to Women, Peace, and Security

Office of the Spokesperson, Department of State

Oct 14, 2015
Remarks at a Meeting on International Peace and Security and Countering Terrorism

John Kerry, Secretary of State, Department of State

Sept 30, 2015
Empowering Global Voices Against Extremism – a blog post by Secretary Stengel to emphasize the need to “promote a more positive, affirmative vision” in the effort to counter violent extremism using public-diplomacy tools

Richard Stengel, Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Department of State

Sept 29, 2015
Remarks by President Obama at the Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism

Barack Obama, President of the United States

Sept 29, 2015
Final Report of the Task Force on Combating Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel

U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee

Sept 29, 2015
Building a Broad Partnership to Counter Violent Extremism

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Department of State

Sept 29, 2015
Countering Violent Extremism Through Development

Russell Porter, Executive Director for the Secretariat for Countering Violent Extremism, USAID

Sept 28, 2015
Closing Remarks at the Global Youth CVE Summit

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Department of State

Sept 28, 2015
Launch of Strong Cities Network to Strengthen Community Resilience Against Violent Extremism

Office of Public Affairs, Department of Justice

Sept 28, 2015
Remarks with Turkish Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioglu at Global Counterterrorism Forum Ministerial

John Kerry, Secretary of State, Department of State

Sept 27, 2015
Why Counterterrorism Needs Countering Violent Extremism (CVE): How Human Rights and Good Governance Help Prevent Terrorism

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights, Department of State

Sept 22, 2015
A Multilayered Approach to the Economic Component of CVE

Catherine A. Novelli, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, Department of State

Sept 8, 2015
Regional CVE Summit in Mauritania

Department of State

Aug 20, 2015
From Conflict in the Streets to Peace in the Society

James Rupert, USIP

Aug 5, 2015
Afghan Youth and Extremists: Why Are Extremists’ Narratives So Appealing?

Belquis Ahmadi, USIP

Aug 4, 2015
Women and Violent Extremism: A Growing Threat Demands Concerted Action

Fred Strasser, USIP

Aug 3, 2015
An Appraisal of Pakistan’s Anti-Terrorism Act

Parvez Tariq and Mehwish Rani, USIP

Aug 3, 2015
Quarterly Performance Report April 1 – June 30, 2015: Countering Violent Extremism in the Middle East & North Africa (CoVE-MENA)

USAID

July 31, 2015
Continuing the Global Dialogue To Counter Violent Extremism and Recruitment

Moira Whelan, US Department of State Official Blog

June 26, 2015
A Global Partnership Against Violent Extremism – a joint statement released prior to the high-level representative meeting on CVE in Rome as part of the White House-initiated regional summits to encourage the global community to work in local communities to tackle the extremist challenge

Angelino Alfano, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Italy, and Antony Blinken, US Deputy Secretary of State, Department of State

July 29, 2015
CVE Summit Process Senior Officials’ Check-In Meeting

Department of State

July 29, 2015
Women Under ISIS Rule: From Brutality to Recruitment – witness testimony in front of the House Foreign Affairs Committee

Kathleen Kuestnar, Director of Gender Programs, USIP

July 28, 2015
Conflict and Extremist-Related Sexual Violence: An International Security Threat

Kerry Crawford, USIP

July 28, 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
3 Myths About Women and Violent Extremism

Russell Porter and Kristen Cordell, USAID

July 20, 2015
Upholding Human Rights as a Key to Preventing Violent Extremism

Rob Berschinski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Department of State

July 16, 2015
Combating Terrorism: State Should Evaluate Its Countering Violent Extremism Program and Set Time Frames for Addressing Evaluation Recommendations

U.S. Government Accountability Office

July 2015
The State of the Field: Countering Violent Extremism

United States Institute of Peace

May 29, 2015
Quarterly Performance Report January 1 – March 31, 2015: Countering Violent Extremism in the Middle East & North Africa (CoVE-MENA)

USAID

April 30, 2015
A Different Route to Countering Violent Extremism: What Works?

United States Institute of Peace 

April 14, 2015
Combating Terrorism: Looking Over the Horizon

Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights

Mar 10, 2015
Our Plan for Countering Violent Extremism

John Kerry, Secretary of State

Feb 18, 2015
Our Plan for Countering Violent Extremism

Barack Obama, President of the United States

Feb 17, 2015
Report on the National Summit on Empowering Communities to Prevent Violent Extremism

Stevan Weine and William Braniff

2015
Enduring Leadership in a Dynamic World: Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review

US State Department

2015
Countering Violent Extremism: A Guide for Practitioners and Analysts

National Counterterrorism Center

May 2014
Countering Violent Extremism as a Field of Practice 

Steven Heydemann, Center for Applied Research on Conflict, USIP

Spring 2014
Countering Violent Extremism: A Peacebuilding Perspective

Georgia Holmer, United States Institute of Peace

August 29, 2013
Global Counterterrorism Forum

US State Department, Bureau on Counterterrorism

Sept 12, 2011
Empowering Local Partners to Prevent Violent Extremism in the United States

The White House

Aug 2011
Development Assistance and Counter-Extremism: A Guide to Programming

USAID

Oct 2009

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