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 Articles of Interest

How Orwell's 'Animal Farm' Led A Radical Muslim To Moderation

16-Jan-2015 - NPR -- When Maajid Nawaz was growing up in Essex, England, in the 1990s, the son of Pakistani parents, he first found his voice of rebellion through American hip-hop.


Blood Money - How ISIS Makes Bank

08-Jan-2015 - Foreign Affairs -- A key element of U.S. President Barack Obama’s strategy against the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has been striking at the oil fields seized by the group to undermine its finances. But ISIS is a diversified criminal business, and oil is...


Quilliam Launches White Paper on the role of Prevent in Countering Online Extremism

02-Dec-2014 - Quilliam -- Following increased scrutiny of the UK government’s counter-extremism strategy, Prevent, Quilliam launches a White Paper that assesses the successes and failures of Prevent in its 10 year history, and makes recommendations for its improvement to deal...


 Videos of Interest


CLAY SHIRKY: HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN MAKE HISTORY
CLAY SHIRKY: HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN MAKE HISTORY

An interesting TED talk by Clay Shirky on "How Social Media Can Make History?" as it empowers people from consuming information to...


Matthew Levitt: How the Events in Paris Differ from Previous Terrorist Attacks
Matthew Levitt: How the Events in Paris Differ from Previous Terrorist Attacks

In an exclusive video presentation, Matthew Levitt addresses the growing threat of foreign fighters and the role that Washington can play in...


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POP: 37 million
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EST: 1962

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