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    Evacuating eligible Afghans who worked for the US government and the international community to the third country.

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    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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    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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    High-Level Advocacy

    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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    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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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.

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The Nexus Between Environmental Stimuli and Violent Extremism

Introduction In the wake of the 9/11 attacks, academics and policymakers have struggled to pinpoint a distinct factor that drives...
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Neglecting Afghanistan: Lessons to be Learnt From the 9/11 Attacks 20-Years Later

Exactly two decades ago, the United States witnessed a deadly attack that transformed the international security landscape overnight. Only six...
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#TalibanOurGuardians: Taliban Support Trends via Twitter During Afghanistan Repression

It is not a new agenda for Twitter to be the ‘go to' space for encouraging violent extremist activities, though,...
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Islam vs Islamism? The Realpolitik of Islamic Jihadism in Africa

Decades of internecine conflicts, and bloody civil wars have left inedible scars across Africa, and the consequent weakening (or failure)...
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What’s Next for Afghanistan Under the Taliban Regime?

In just 10 days, the Taliban was able to take control of most of the major cities and towns across...
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Afghanistan After the Withdrawal: What It’s Like for One Man Left Behind As the Taliban Takes Over

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Racial and Religious Profiling in the United States in the Name of ‘National Security’

Many things changed in the United States following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Changes in law, policy, and security were made...
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The United Nations in Africa: Mali’s Challenging Future

The Long Road Ahead The UN’s peacekeeping operation in Mali faces an uphill battle to stabilize the country, made even...
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A Tale of Two Withdrawals: What the U.S. Can Learn from the Israeli Withdrawal from Lebanon

On August 15th, 2021, Taliban fighters captured Kabul without firing a shot, sending shock waves across the world and expediting...
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An Assessment of the Current Terror Threats to the United States

As the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches and coronavirus is in rapid circulation, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...
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Our frontline research and informed analysis unravels the grassroots causes of terrorism and extremism so that we can offer actionable prevention strategies.

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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.

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

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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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3 comments

  • Joao Nuno Assuncao August 19, 2021   Reply →

    Hello, I’m a portuguese journalist and would like to record an online interview with one of your members who are now in Cabul.
    Please get in touch.
    Best!

  • Cecile McPherson August 20, 2021   Reply →

    Hi, hope you’re keeping well. My name is Cecile and I am a journalist at the European Broadcasting Union in Washington. We work with public service broadcasters around the world to help them find videos and images to broadcast. Is this your video? https://twitter.com/risetopeace/status/1428746634826067971 If so, would you grant us permission to use it in broadcast and online player with a courtesy to you as per news-exchange.ebu.ch/clearance, please? Thanks & take care

  • Sue Marcus August 27, 2021   Reply →

    I live near the Dulles Expo Center. I am sorry that I cannot donate time-feeling stretched by other volunteer commitments–though we have Stuff, I can buy Stuff, and I can donate the ever versatile $$.

    Yours in peace, Sue Marcus

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