Matthew Taylor

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Rand Paul: More of an Aberration than Saddam Hussein

Sen. Rand Paul considers questions about Iraq and how to handle "secular dictators" like Saddam Hussein "important" and should be posed to all of the leading presidential candidates.<p>Responding to a question about how former Republican Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida dealt with a week of queries about …

Rand Paul

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GOP senators demand answers over disclosure of mission to oust ISIS from Mosul

Top Republican senators Friday demanded answers after a military official revealed “detailed operational information” about a looming Iraqi mission to retake Mosul from the Islamic State, saying the disclosure has put the mission at risk.<p>“Never in our memory can we recall an instance in which our …

National Security

Exclusive: Pentagon Doubts Its Own ISIS War Plan

That didn’t take long. Less than a day after the U.S. military announced its Spring offensive against ISIS, seasoned military officers said the plan …

In Order to Deal With Islamic Extremism, We Must Look Deeper

The issue of Islamic extremism has been in the news a lot lately, and with very good reasons, ranging from the horrific executions carried out by the …

Vice President Joe Biden Calls for Steps 'Beyond Force' to Fight Islamic Extremism

Vice President Joe Biden kicked off a three-day White House summit on combating violent extremism with a call for "answers that go beyond force."<p>"We …

‘Islamic Extremism’ Not Mentioned During White House Terrorism Summit

The White House Summit on violent extremism will not include the word “Islamic”, even as news breaking on Tuesday claim that ISIS has burned 45 …

Islam

Presidents Obama, Bush Sound a Lot Alike on Countering Islamic Extremism

By<p>Robin Wright<p>Despite the partisan squabbles in Washington, President Barack Obama’s recent speeches on countering extremism could have been given by a Democrat or a Republican. The neo-cons of the Bush era called for the same five-point strategy: confronting extremism, promoting democracy, …

Political Science

Obama Administration Slow to Cite Islamic Extremism, but Isn’t Afraid to Point Out Domestic Right-Wing Terror Threats

The Department of Homeland Security has produced an internal intelligence assessment that focuses on the possibility of domestic terrorist attacks from right-wing groups, according to CNN.<p>The report details “sovereign citizen extremist violence” that has taken place in the United States for the …

Obama Administration

Reversing radicalization through anti-terror ‘psychological warfare’

Distraught and weeping, the young woman called a hotline and described the note she had just found. It was from her brother. In it, he informed his family that he was leaving Germany to wage jihad. He could not lead a proper Islamic life in the West, he said. Shortly before, police had raided the …

Europe’s radicalization problem

The Paris murder of 12 journalists at the satirical publication Charlie Hebdo has a special horror for super-secular France, home to Europe’s largest …

North Africa

France’s problem: up to half its prisoners are Muslim and the jails are a hotbed for radicalization

The 27-year-old man photographed in 2009 seemed to represent hope springing from Paris’s desperate suburbs. Part of a work-insertion program, he was …

NBC Reporter Blames U.S. Foreign Policy For Islamic ‘Radicalization’

On Sunday, NBC’s <i>Meet the Press</i> spent the majority of its program discussing the fallout of the terrorist attack in Paris, France and how the world …

Extremism

The radicalization of Hayat Boumeddiene: Tracing the links to the Paris gunmen

Where in the world is France’s most wanted woman, Hayat Boumeddiene? It's been more than a week since the last known sighting of the wife of the …

Terrorism

France launches website to counter jihadist propaganda

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> The French government launched an online platform Wednesday to counter jihadist propaganda, just three weeks after deadly terror attacks which claimed 17 lives in Paris.<p>The target audience is families and friends of young people at risk of radicalization, young people themselves, and …

Terrorism

In 'Fatherland,' A Daughter Outlines Her Dad's Radicalization

How's this for a sweet post-World War II love story?<p>A man, far from his home country, places a personal ad in a newspaper back home for a pen pal. A pretty girl starts writing back. They fall in love. She moves overseas to be with him. They have three beautiful children and a charming house in …

Love Stories

Here's How France Plans to Curtail Islamic Radicalization Within Its Prisons | VICE News

Two weeks after French Prime Minister Manuel Valls unveiled a raft of counterterrorism measures in the wake of the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> attacks, the country's justice minister has announced plans to fight radicalization in French jails, which have long been considered a breeding ground for Islamic …

Terrorism

The convergence of divergence? Youth radicalization in Hungary, Bulgaria, and Greece

Golden Dawn supporters march in central Athens. Flickr/alba.christiansen. Some rights reserved.<p>The last decade has witnessed the political …

​‘Alarming’ radicalization of UK youth, drawn to danger & adventure - Prince Charles

Young people in Britain are being radicalized at an “alarming” rate, which is one of the “greatest worries,” the Prince of Wales has warned.<p>Prince Charles said the main reasons why young people decide to join extremist organizations are the internet and the allure of danger and adventure.<p>His …

5 Paths to Islamic Radicalization

In the wake of recent deadly attacks in Paris and Copenhagen, the White House will convene a summit on Wednesday and Thursday to explore ways the …

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Terrorism?

Sydney. Paris. Copenhagen. St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. Ottawa. As instances of terror across the western world have seemingly skyrocketed in recent months …

The Nexus of Education and Radicalization

<b>By Jordan Clifford</b><p>The recent attack on <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> highlighted the importance of further understanding radicalization, raising questions as to where …

Saudi Arabia

Obama: U.S., West at War With Extremists, Not Muslims

President wades into debate over terminology used in global conflict at summit<p>WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama assured Muslims at home and abroad that the U.S. isn’t at war with their faith, arguing that Islam has been corrupted and twisted by terrorist groups for recruiting and propaganda …

Recruitment

New anti-terror program for schools adds ‘radicalization’ to three Rs | Toronto Star

Gallant, who recounts instigating random fights up to nine times a day as a way to manage the rage of childhood abuse, said the power of the videos …

Canada

Extreme Dialogue: New School-Based Program To Fight Radicalization (VIDEOS)

CALGARY - A heartbreaking video featuring a mother's message to her son who died fighting for the Islamic State is part of a new program to fight the …

Asymmetric Warfare Group Report: Psychological and Sociological Concepts of Radicalization

RADICALIZATION: RELEVANT PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS<p>94 pages<br>• September 2010<p>Radicalization is the process by which an individual, group, or …

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