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    Rise to Peace

    A research and analysis organization focused on empowering peace, education and tolerance to prevent terrorism and extremism around the world.

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  • Peace Symposium

    The Afghan Peace Process

    Rise to Peace held its first-panel discussion in Kabul, Afghanistan, despite the risk of violence and Taliban threats, where locals, experts, and students discussed the immediate need for peace and stability in the country followed by policy recommendation for the United States, the Afghan government, and the international community.

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  • Field Research

    The Interview Project

    We interview young people who formerly embraced extremist ideology and became misguided foot soldiers for groups such as the Taliban, Al-Shabaab and ISIS

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  • The Hello Project

    Communication and Dialogue

    We aim to provide tools to help build a bridge where major security issues such as extremism, radicalization, social injustices are properly communicated and taken care of before it leads to violence.

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  • Washington D.C.

    The Global War on Terror

    The Rise to Peace gathers renowned experts to explore the genesis of global radicalization and how to counter the rise of violent extremist ideology

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  • The Madrasa Boys Project

    Education Development

    Our objective is to effectively examine the problems and effectively reinforce the volume to address the key drivers to extremism.

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Rise to Peace

Although we live in dangerous times, rife with both international and domestic terrorism, there is hope and there is a clear path towards peace – that road is education and Rise to Peace helps to build that path one person at a time.

Our Recent Work

Latest Articles

Afghanistan: An Exit Strategy Is Not a Strategy

Afghanistan: An Exit Strategy Is Not a Strategy The US secretary of Defense Mark Espers travelled to Afghanistan this Sunday...
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Afghanistan: An Exit Strategy Is Not a Strategy

Turkey’s Offensive in Syria Risks the Region’s Stability

For some time, President Trump sought an opportunity to withdraw United States troops from northeastern Syria. He considers regional security...
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Turkey’s Offensive in Syria Risks the Region’s Stability

Turkey’s Military Incursion into Northeastern Syria Poses Many Risks to Regional Stability

President Trump’s decision to outsource the mission to fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to...
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Turkey’s Military Incursion into Northeastern Syria Poses Many Risks to Regional Stability

A revival of peace talks between the US and the Taliban

A revival of peace talks between the US and the Taliban Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, his chief negotiator...
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A revival of peace talks between the US and the Taliban

Afghanistan election: A huge victory for the Afghan forces

As the vote-counting commenced, it brought about the end of election day in Afghanistan. The precarious security situation and the...
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Afghanistan election: A huge victory for the Afghan forces

Afghanistan near crises now that election is over

Afghanistan near crises now that election is over Editor note: The information in this article is based on our research,...
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Afghanistan near crises now that election is over

Drones: Weapons of Terror?

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have taken responsibility of the drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil sites in Abqaiq and Khurais....
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Drones: Weapons of Terror?

19th Edition of the World Summit on Counter Terrorism in Israel

The 19th edition of the World Summit on Counter-Terrorism was held from 9th to 12th September 2019 in Herzliya, a...
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19th Edition of the World Summit on Counter Terrorism in Israel

Reintegration of Ex-Combatants in Afghanistan

Taliban reintegration into Afghan society is a precarious topic, thus it is prudent to devote weighty discussion towards barriers emboldened...
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Reintegration of Ex-Combatants in Afghanistan

Elections 2019: Is Afghanistan Ready?

On 17 September, a blast rocked Ashraf Ghani’s campaign rally in Parwan province, echoing the words of Mohammad Ismail Khan,...
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Elections 2019: Is Afghanistan Ready?

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 Research & Analysis

Research & Analysis

Our frontline research and informed analysis unravels the grassroots causes of terrorism and extremism so that we can offer actionable prevention strategies.

Education & Awareness

Education & Awareness

We implement localized educational projects available to all members of civil society that focus on objectives of kindness, rather than division and hate.

Policy & Practice

Policy & Practice

We gather renowned experts at high level discussions to share knowledge on the best practices to prevent extremism and terrorism with the public.

Connect for Change

Connect for Change

We provide opportunities to people of diverse backgrounds to connect with each other, exchange ideas, and collaborate to counter the universal scourge of terror.

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The US cannot simply step out of Afghanistan and expect stability. A peace deal must be negotiated to ensure that the 18 years of post 9/11 intervention was not in vain. #risetopeace https://t.co/FjrqdDqia1

Today our hearts are with Afghanistan. At least 62 worshippers were killed after a bomb went off during Friday service. The attack was in the district of Haska Mina; so far no one has claimed responsibility. Read more at BBC news: https://t.co/YoW4Bqnt1Z #afganistan #risetopeace

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An exit strategy is NOT a strategy! A peace deal is the sole solution available to American policymakers as an assurance that the last 18 years of post-9/11 intervention were not spent in vain. While all players wait for the results of the recent Afghan presidential election, the US should also pressure Iran and Pakistan into cutting all ties with the Taliban. These measures are necessary because simply stepping away is not an option for achieving peace and stability.
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https://www.risetopeace.org/2019/10/20/afghanistan-an-exit-strategy-is-not-a-strategy/risetopece/

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