Tag: Countering violent extremism (CVE)

Did 9/11 trigger democracy’s decline?

     

The 9/11 attacks spawned wars to export democracy abroad, while degrading it at home, according to Jeremi Suri, professor of history and public affairs at the University of Texas at… Read more »

West ‘losing the war of ideas’ against extremist ideology

     

After more than a decade, efforts to counter the ideology of terrorist networks by the United States and its partners have yet to accrue a tangible return on investment, according… Read more »

Democracy jobs

     

Check out the following opportunities in the democracy assistance, human rights and related fields. National Endowment for Democracy Job #1768 – Program Assistant, Research and Conferences Program – International Forum… Read more »

Western Balkans double standard and malign foreign influence spur extremism

     

There’s a double standard in the Western Balkans, according to analysts Jelena Beslin and Marija Ignjatijevic. Governments in the region generally equate violent extremism with Islamist radicalization and local youths… Read more »

Development and governance key to national security

     

Countering violent extremism and other national security priorities are advanced by the development of stable nations making progress on social development, economic growth, good governance and rule of law, say… Read more »

Disaffection leaves Tunisians vulnerable to violent extremism

     

Marginalized Tunisians are vulnerable to radical, often violent ideology in part because they believe they lack viable, nonviolent means of alleviating grievances, according to a new report. Public opinion research… Read more »

Calls for fresh approach to ‘take on ideology’ of jihadis

     

There is a growing debate in Muslim communities about whether the argument that jihadist violence has nothing to do with their faith is proving effective at countering the extremism which… Read more »

Why ‘countering violent extremism’ falls short

     

Young people are most vulnerable to terrorist radicalization and greater efforts should be made to prevent youth from being misled by violent extremists, said OSCE Chair Sebastian Kurz yesterday as… Read more »