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#Violent Extremism

The Windows Are Closing -- The Age of Tolerance Drawing to an End?

Edit Schlaffer | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Edit Schlaffer

We as members of civilizations, women and men, Muslims and non-Muslims, need to engage, need to mobilize for a new sisterhood -- fighting the demons and downsides of the defunct fraternities.

WATCH: For Next Big Media Debate -- Home-grown Terror

David Tereshchuk | Posted 09.18.2013 | Media
David Tereshchuk

Another uncertainty that might get clearer when Tsarnaev is tried, is whether he rightly belongs in what Obama proclaimed to be a new category of terrorist, saying to White House reporters, "One of the dangers that we now face are self-radicalized individuals who are already here in the United States."

Supremacist Terror Rising, Islamic Extremism On The Decline

SpearIt | Posted 06.09.2013 | Religion
SpearIt

The latest string of suspected white supremacist violence involved at least one paroled prisoner and likely others in prison. This unfolding drama should be a wake-up call for any who think that Muslims hold a monopoly on terrorism.

White House Holding Summit On Crucial Issue

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — State and local law enforcement officials convened at the White House on Wednesday for a daylong discussion about how police can ma...

U.S. Ups Extremist Fight In Pakistan

AP | By SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 12.31.2011 | World

OKARA, Pakistan -- Sultan Mehmood Gujar was a solid supporter of Islamist militants fighting in Pakistan, Afghanistan and India and even donated money...

White House To Unveil New Strategy To Combat Violent Extremism

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's new strategy to fight the threat of al-Qaida and other violent radicals in the U.S. is short on details ...

Google Starts a Dialogue with Former Violent Extremists

Marina Cantacuzino | Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact
Marina Cantacuzino

At the end of June, Google Ideas brought together former extremists from all over the globe -- from the neo-Nazi youths of Milwaukee to the radical Islamists of Tower Hamlets -- and asked them a big question.

Can Google Help Stop Violent Extremism?

The Washington Post | Posted 08.24.2011 | Technology

Technology giant Google, having conquered the Internet and the world around it, is taking on a new challenge: violent extremism....

Somalia, US, and the Dual-Track Letdown

Abukar Arman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Abukar Arman

The new Dual-Track approach is based on engaging diplomatically and economically any and all Somali political actors -- armed or unarmed -- as long as those entities are not supporting the extremist group al-Shabaab.

Former Extremist Launches Movement to Reclaim Pakistan

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephanie Rudat

Khudi is a self-described social movement peacefully advocating for nationalism, democracy and stability by tactically promoting tolerant discussion and debate to constructively resolve disputes.

Muslims & Non-Muslims Hear about Terrorist Threat, Solutions at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

An accomplished and diverse group of people -- Muslim and non-Muslim -- who share a common concern about growing extremism and the threat it poses to ...

One Year After Cairo Speech: The U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world at Cairo University in Egypt one year ago was ground-breaking and transformational. While its impact was an...

James von Brunn, Yet Another Guy With a Gun Making the Rules

Josh Sugarmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Sugarmann

Sometimes words are more than just words. Especially when those listening have their finger on the trigger of a gun.