Gen. Allen: “Women Belong in Conversations About Security”

Posted by on November 3, 2015

Gen. John Allen, USMC (Ret), thanks Inclusive Security and its partners for their work in countering violent extremism. This clip is from Inclusive Security’s Collaborative Approaches to Global Security forum, held October 15, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

General John Allen’s Remarks at Collaborative Approaches to Global Security, October 15, 2015

Posted by on October 26, 2015

Remarks John Allen Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition To Counter ISIL Newseum Washington, DC October 15, 2015 Learn more about the event Read the transcript

Creating Inclusive National Strategies to Counter Violent Extremism

Posted by Allison Peters on August 10, 2015

While nations around the globe struggle to stem the spread of violent extremism, UN member states are developing or refining tailored national strategies to prevent and counter this threat. As countries review their approaches to counter violent extremism (CVE), they should take into account the best practices that have emerged from fifteen years of nation- […]

Uniting Communities and Law Enforcement in the Fight Against Violent Extremism

Uniting Communities and Law Enforcement in the Fight Against Violent Extremism

Growing numbers of young men and women are leaving their homes to join violent extremist groups in Iraq, Syria, and other parts of the globe. National and international policymakers, meanwhile, are struggling to figure out how to stem the tide. As countries develop their plans of action, they must take a close look at how […]

Strengthening Rule of Law Responses to Counter Violent Extremism

Posted by Global Center on Cooperative Security and The Institute for Inclusive Security on May 29, 2015

Violence and extremism in South Asia, including potential threats posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), remain a concern for many regional and international observers. Three South Asian countries—Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India—are among those with the highest reported incidents of terrorism. Reports of foreign fighters from South Asia have prompted concerns […]

Fear and Hope in Peshawar

Fear and Hope in Peshawar

This article, by Network member Bushra Hyder, originally appeared in The Weekly Wonk. Peshawar is my city. If you try to imagine what it’s like there, peace is probably the last thing you’d think of. Peshawar, Pakistan, which borders Afghanistan, is one of the most dangerous and unstable regions in the world. It’s where, late […]

US Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism Must Prioritize Women

US Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism Must Prioritize Women

This article was originally published by The Weekly Wonk and syndicated in Pacific Standard. “We announce our allegiance to the Caliph.” With those words, Abubakar Shekau—the leader of Boko Haram—reportedly acknowledged ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and made official a connection that many have observed growing during the last year between Boko Haram and the […]

The Power of Libya’s Female Arms Dealers

Posted by on December 22, 2014
The Power of Libya’s Female Arms Dealers

This article, by Network member Alaa Murabit, was originally posted on The Weekly Wonk. I am an arms dealer in Libya, but my weapons reduce violence and last longer than a bullet. As the founder of the Voice of Libyan Women (VLW), a women’s rights organization focused on peace and security, the tools I use […]

Celebrating Malala – and Women as Leaders for Peace

Posted by on October 10, 2014
Celebrating Malala – and Women as Leaders for Peace

Malala became a hero to the world when she stood up to extremists in Pakistan and claimed her right to education. She mobilized others around her country and all across South Asia to counter the forces of radicalization. We celebrate her Nobel Peace Prize as a symbol recognizing a young woman’s courage to stand up […]

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