Countering Violent Extremism

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101 Fellows Tackle Security Challenges as CSRT 17-1 Concludes

One hundred one Fellows from 47 different locations graduated Aug. 10 from the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism (CSRT) course in Honolulu. Of the 101 participants, 63% were from military organizations and law enforcement agencies, with...

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2017 Alumni Scholars Announced

The Alumni Programs Office is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Marshall Center Alumni Scholarships. This year, we solicited applications from nearly 12,000 alumni, and received over 200 proposals for 8 available scholarships. The Faculty Scholarship Committee read through all...

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ACSS Hosts Countering Violent Extremism Workshop in Nairobi

The Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS) convened a multilateral workshop on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) in Africa in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 13-17, 2016. Building on the ACSS ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ Series, this workshop took stock of the latest research and policy...

Assessing Drivers of Violent Conflict in Africa

Speaking at the start of a four-day seminar titled, “Africa’s Contemporary Security Challenges” hosted by the Africa Center for Strategic Studies (ACSS), Dr. Paul Williams, an Associate Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Security Policy Studies Program at George...

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Chiefs of Defense Conference 2016

Reposted from Defense.mil Story by Lisa Ferdinando DoD News, Defense Media Activity MANILA, Philippines , Sept. 6, 2016 — Addressing military leaders from 29 Pacific nations, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff today voiced concern over North Korea's recent missile activity and...

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GCMC and CEMA University in Argentina Hold VTC on Counterterrorism

On Tuesday, 11 July 2017, the Marshall Center and the CEMA University in Buenos Aires conducted a VTC as part of a CEMA conference on "Transnational Threats: Narcotics and Terrorism". Marshall Center PTSS Program Director James Howcroft spoke via VTC to the audience in Argentina on...

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GCMC Professor Valbona Zeneli Moderates Panel Discussion at Belgrade Security Forum

By George C. Marshall European Center Public Affairs BELGRADE, Serbia (Oct. 12, 2013) - George C. Marshall Center for European Security Studies Program Director on Black Sea and Eurasia Dr. Valbona Zeneli moderated an opening panel discussion about Democracy’s Response to Populism and...

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Global Counterterrorism Workshop Builds the Team, Explores Increasing Role of Women

By Christine June GCMC Public Affairs GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (Jan. 12, 2017) – Getting his point across to 69 fellow counterterrorism practitioners from 44 countries, Lt. Col. Sameer Marouf Masri told the real-life account of one of his female security officers, who ran an 18-...

La lutte contre l’extremisme violente en Afrique (vidéo en français)

Mme Laurence Aïda Ammour nous a récemment parlé de la lutte contre l’extremisme violente en Afrique lors du Séminaire pour hauts responsables 2015. Nous vous invitons à regarder cette vidéo et partager vos opinions.Nous allons continuer à présenter certaines de nos vidéos ici sur Globalnet...

Le CESA effectue une visite à sa communauté au Sénégal

M. Gerald Lefler, directeur des affaires communautaires et des anciens auditeurs, accompagné par spécialiste des affaires communautaires M. Claude Toze, le professeur Dr Ben Nickels et notre représentant français le Colonel Loïc Mizon, se sont rendus à Dakar la semaine dernière pour tenir...

Marshall Center Alumni gather in Budapest to discuss "Foreign Fighters"

About 40Marshall Centeralumni met in Budapest on 10 December to attend a networking event. The HungarianDeputy State Secretary for Defense Policy and Planning, Mr. Peter Siklosi(SES 2005-3), and U.S. charge d'affaires Mr. Andre Goodfriend gave welcomingremarks. Both speakers noted that the...

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PTSS Program Director James Howcroft Published in The American Interest

PTSS Program Director James Howcroft Published an article in The American Interest online magazine. The article explores how to put intelligence to work against ISIS terrorists returning from Syria to their countries of origin. Full text of the article, entitled "Dare to Share", can be...

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U.S., international Fellows build counterterror capacity at DKI APCSS

Recent deadly attacks in Pakistan and Bangladesh, as well as Germany and France, are according to Dr. Christopher C. Harmon, “harsh reminders” why the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies conducts an extensive course in counterterrorism strategies. Roughly four weeks...

Understanding Terrorist Threats in Africa

Al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), and Boko Haram, while all different, each display three common characteristics that aid in understanding terrorist actors in Africa. The observation was made by Dr. Benjamin Nickels, Associate Professor of Transnational Threats and Counter-...

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