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  Articles of Interest


Cleric launches 'counter-terrorism' curriculum

25-Jun-2015 - BBC News -- A Pakistani Islamic cleric has launched a "counter-terrorism" curriculum to combat the message of Islamist extremist groups such as Islamic State (IS), in an effort to help stop young people becoming radicalised.


Why ‘illegal’ migrants aren’t violating state sovereignty

25-Jun-2015 - The Conversation -- With the Mediterranean migrant crisis showing no sign of ending, the world’s response to irregular or “illegal” migrants is, with a few exceptions, getting ever harsher. Around the world, borders are militarised and irregular migrants criminalised,...


Twenty Sentenced in Drug Trafficking Conspiracy

25-Jun-2015 - FBI -- Twenty people indicted in December 2013 have been sentenced in U.S. District Court as of today for participating in a drug trafficking organization in Central Ohio.

  Videos of Interest

Rep. Peter King Responds to Critics Likening Islam Threat Hearings to
Rep. Peter King Responds to Critics Likening Islam Threat Hearings to "McCarthyism"

Rep. Peter King Responds to Critics Likening Islam Threat Hearings to "McCarthyism"

Afghanistan's Oprah Stands Up to Taliban
Afghanistan's Oprah Stands Up to Taliban

George Stephanopoulos profiles three extraordinary women in war-torn Kabul.

SC 10 - Video - CAST Panel
SC 10 - Video - CAST Panel

 Members of the Center for the Abolition of Slavery and Trafficking at the Sovereign Challenge 10 conference in San Diego

  Sovereign Challenge

Get SC Brochure Sovereign Challenge is a USSOCOM international engagement program initiated in 2004. The program focuses on preserving the sovereignty of independent nations and examining how extremist threats can violate that sovereignty. The program also encourages development of similar programs to counter or prevent extremism consistent with a nation's national interest and culture to enhance security within the global environment. Seminars and events build upon discussion of security issues and programs developed within the foreign defense, legal attaché, and diplomatic communities.

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