• introducing

    Rise to Peace

    A research and analysis non-profit 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.

    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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  • 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

Strikes Against Terrorist Leaders in Yemen Have Little Impact on Peace Efforts

Last week, the White House confirmed that a United States missile strike killed the top Al-Qaeda leader in Yemen While...
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Strikes Against Terrorist Leaders in Yemen Have Little Impact on Peace Efforts

From Violence to Politics: Will the Taliban Become a Political Party?

The Taliban has rejected engaging in negotiations many times, but President Ghani’s proposal to fully recognize the group as a...
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From Violence to Politics: Will the Taliban Become a Political Party?

Consequences of the Ongoing Offensive in Idlib

Without the attention it once attracted, the Syrian civil war not only continues, but has even escalated in past weeks...
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Consequences of the Ongoing Offensive in Idlib

New ISIL Leader Officially Named and Confirmed

It was recently officially confirmed by two intelligence services that Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi is the new head...
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New ISIL Leader Officially Named and Confirmed

Afghan Promises and a Peace Plan in Trump’s State of the Union Address

At the State of the Union, President Trump endorsed peace talks with the Taliban and promised that he continues to...
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Afghan Promises and a Peace Plan in Trump’s State of the Union Address

What In The World Is Coronavirus? A Short Primer

Editor’s Note: One does not typically expect to see an article related to public health or infectious disease on Rise...
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What In The World Is Coronavirus? A Short Primer

The High Possibility of the Reemergence of the Islamic State

In light of the recent developments in both Iraq and Syria, it is quite understandable that the Middle East faces...
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The High Possibility of the Reemergence of the Islamic State

Will Violence Stop If the United States and Taliban Reach a Deal?

The latest talks between the United States and the Taliban may conclude with a deal. Content of the peace agreement...
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Will Violence Stop If the United States and Taliban Reach a Deal?

Transcript of a Panel Discussion on Afghanistan 2020

Jonathan S. Landay, National Security Correspondent, Reuters Said Sulaiman Ashna, Afghan Service Reporter, Voice of America Dr. Marvin G. Weinbaum,...
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Transcript of a Panel Discussion on Afghanistan 2020

The Global War on Terror framework and its relationship with the Chinese model of counter-terrorism.

The narrative of the ‘Global War on Terror’ – famously coined by the Bush administration post 9/11 now appears to...
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The Global War on Terror framework and its relationship with the Chinese model of counter-terrorism.

LATEST RESEARCH

OUR METHODOLOGY

 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.

News and Announcements

 High-Level Advocacy

 News

 

31 years ago — the Soviets left #Afghanistan, followed by war & chaos. 18 yrs of after 9/11 & the US mission to rebuild Afghanistan, there is now hope that peace is possible through diplomacy & political settlement by an inclusive intra-Afghan dialogue. #AfghanPeaceProcess

US-Taliban deal is significantly important bcuz it paves the way for an inclusive intra-Afghan dialogue (to this date, #Taliban have rejected to talk w Afghan Govt).

Great work by Pr. @realDonaldTrump team on this development.

One day of peace is better than nothing.✌🏽

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A June of 2018 ceasefire gave hope that peace is possible in Afghanistan. In our latest discussion, experts add that the future of Afghanistan depends on its people, while the US still remains a key actor in pressuring state sponsor of terrorism to halt their aid to the Taliban. The US serves as a driving force that will help broker peace between the Afghan government and the Taliban. In any effort, civilian casualties and violence must be eliminated. Click here for the full report!

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