• introducing

    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

ISIL’s Original Web Series

As a part of its propaganda machine, ISIL created the video series ‘The Best Outcome Is for the Righteous.’ Each...
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ISIL’s Original Web Series

Profiling ‘Lone Wolves’ in Canada and the United States

The concept of ‘lone wolf terrorism’, as we understand in the contemporary, was ‘developed’ by right-wing extremists. Tom Metzger, the...
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Profiling ‘Lone Wolves’ in Canada and the United States

Prosecuting “Domestic Terrorism” in the United States

Infamously coined ‘lone-wolf’ attacks or acts of violence, the United States has tragically experienced 2 separate mass shooting occurrences this...
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Prosecuting “Domestic Terrorism” in the United States

Using Encrypted Messaging for Terror Propaganda

In March, ISIL lost its last physical stronghold in Baghouz, Syria when United States-backed Syrian Democratic Forces overtook the territory....
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Using Encrypted Messaging for Terror Propaganda

Extremism Assessment Series: Ku Klux Klan

Founded in 1865, the Ku Klux Klan is America’s original hate group. Targets for violence and bigotry include: African-Americans, Jews,...
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Extremism Assessment Series: Ku Klux Klan

Suicide blast kills 18 and injures 145 as Taliban continue talks with U.S.

The Suicide blast kills 18 and injures 145 as the Taliban continue talks with the U.S. in Doha, Qatar. Taliban...
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Suicide blast kills 18 and injures 145 as Taliban continue talks with U.S.

13 Hours of Extremism: Domestic Terrorism Across the Political Spectrum Highlights Domestic Extremism Concerns

Between August 3-4 2019, America was horrified by multiple mass killings across the nation. Dozens were left dead and even...
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13 Hours of Extremism: Domestic Terrorism Across the Political Spectrum Highlights Domestic Extremism Concerns

Exclusive Interview with Phil Gurski on Female Extremism

As a part of The Women in Extremism Program, Rise to Peace’s Simone Matassa had the privilege of interviewing Phil...
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Exclusive Interview with Phil Gurski on Female Extremism

Extremism Assessment Series: Far-Left Extremism

Based on Marxist principles – left wing extremists believe that the working class should revolt against those in power; Can...
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Extremism Assessment Series: Far-Left Extremism

Extremism Assessment Series: Far-Right Extremism

Far-right extremism describes ideologies and movements that are more radical than traditional conservatism, and often promote xenophobia, racism, white nationalism,...
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Extremism Assessment Series: Far-Right Extremism

LATEST RESEARCH

OUR METHODOLOGY

 Research & Analysis

Research & Analysis

We conduct frontline reports and research to help the international community. Our team of researchers and journalists present their findings to institutions, CVE organizations and as well as governments to make better policies

Education & Awareness

Education & Awareness

We aim to provide educational opportunities that help steer vulnerable people away from violent extremism. As well, we seek to connect with local policymakers so that they adopt informed policies that empower the individual, support diversity, and build a path of tolerance and hope.

Policy & Practice

Policy & Practice

We gathers renowned experts to explore the genesis of violent extremism, global radicalization and how to counter the rise of violent extremist ideology

Connect for Change

Connect for Change

Our objective is to develop resilience in the communities to be the frontline in countering violent extremism and in peacemaking through trainings, engagements and establishing effective communication.

Our Programs

News and Announcements

 High-Level Advocacy

 News

 

Is white supremacy terrorism? “Without a doubt” writes Hamid Dabashi in his article Redefining ‘Terrorism’ in America.
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"The reason being that lone wolves do not usually discuss their motives or ideas with others[...]" Read our new article about "lone wolves" and their role in violent #extremism. #counterterrorism #terrorism #domestic #rightwing #leftwing #violence #attack
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Is white supremacy terrorism? “Without a doubt” writes Hamid Dabashi in his article Redefining ‘Terrorism’ in America.
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