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...

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...

Annual NESA-IISS Southern Asia Security Conference

From 24-26 September 2021, Dean Dr. Roger Kangas along with Professor Dr. Hassan Abbas and Professor John Gill participated inthe restart of the annual NESA-IISS Southern Asia Security Conference in Bahrain. This was the 14th iteration of the conference after a hiatus in 2020 because of the...

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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Assessing the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Practitioner Insights

Assessing the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Practitioner Insights Excerpt The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the world, with far-reaching social, political and economic consequences. Terrorists and security services alike have been...

DKI APCSS Alumni at Chiefs of Defense Conference
Chiefs of Defense Conference 2016

Reposted from 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...

Community Oriented Policing & Countering Violent Extremism

From 14-18 November 2021, the NESA Center for Strategic Studies hosted a hybrid seminar organized in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Interior titled“Community Oriented Policing and Countering Violent Extremism”in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The workshop was designed to help participants evaluate...

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Counter-terrorism course prepares 108 Fellows to face regional challenges

One hundred and eight Fellows from 49 different locations or organizations graduated from the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies’ Comprehensive Security Responses to Terrorism (CSRT) 18-1 course in Honolulu Aug. 8. The size of this course and number of locations...

COVID-19 and Terrorism in the West: Has Radicalization Really Gone Viral?

According to the authors, this wave “has been exaggerated and rests upon a collection of precarious assumptions.” They further state that: “these various assumptions support what we refer to as the “perfect storm” theory of COVID-19 and terrorism, to which we now turn a critical eye. By taking...

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...

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...

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-...

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Great Power Competition Versus Counterterrorism: A False Dichotomy

DKI APCSS professor Dr. Sam Mullins has a new article online called “Great Power Competition Versus Counterterrorism: A False Dichotomy” published by In this article, Dr. Mullins states than in the“more than two years since the United States officially shifted strategic...

25th anniversary
Hindsight, Insight, Foresight: Thinking about Security in the Indo-Pacific.

aside { width: 40%; padding-left: 18px; margin-left: 1px; float: right; font-style: italic; } As part of the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies 25th Anniversary, the Center has produced this publication, “Hindsight, Insight, Foresight: Thinking about...

In war on terror and ISIS, South Asia is fighting itself

In his latest OpEd, Prof. Shyam Tekwani writes that regional leaders have made a show of standing together on terrorism, but individually they use anti-terror laws to suppress dissent and minorities. The OpEd for the South China Morning Post entitled “In War on Terror and ISIS, South Asia is...

Israel/Jordan Trust to Enhance Defense and Security Cooperation Seminar

From 6 to 10 June, the NESA Center conducted a five-day seminar titled “Arab-Israeli Conflict: Israel/Jordan Trust to Enhance Defense and Security Cooperation Seminar” to assess ways to establish peace and security cooperation between Israel and Jordan. The seminar was designed to offer a...

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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Conflicts in Kosovo and Libya, Military Security and Police Institutions, Language Integrated Learning in Polish HME. SUMMER 2014

The Summer 2014 Connections focuses on military operations and looks into lessons learned from conflicts in Kosovo and Libya; also, it providesa comprehensive view on the language integrated learning in Polish higher educational institutions. Another article looks at Kosovo model as a precedent for...

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