• 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

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.

Could Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani’s Death Open the Pandora’s Box in the Middle East?

A US drone strike near Baghdad airport killed the Commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps...
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Could Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani’s Death Open the Pandora’s Box in the Middle East?

The Afghanistan Papers: What Do They Mean for Peace in the Region?

A recent Washington Post investigation — three years in the making — exposed a multitude of falsified positive views and...
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The Afghanistan Papers: What Do They Mean for Peace in the Region?

Lessons from Tetsu Nakamura’s Legacy in Afghanistan

Tetsu Nakamura, a Japanese doctor who devoted his career to improving the lives of Afghans, was killed in an attack...
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Lessons from Tetsu Nakamura’s Legacy in Afghanistan

President Trump resumed peace talks with the Taliban on his first trip to Afghanistan

President Trump recently travelled to Afghanistan for the first time and announced the resumption of peace talks with the Taliban...
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President Trump resumed peace talks with the Taliban on his first trip to Afghanistan

Trump’s Visit to Afghanistan and a Revival of Peace Talks

On November 28, President Donald Trump paid a special Thanksgiving visit to American troops stationed in Afghanistan. It marked his...
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Trump’s Visit to Afghanistan and a Revival of Peace Talks

An Afghanistan peace might be in reach, after all

It is a rational assumption that President Trump is likely to resume peace talks in Afghanistan after comments made during...
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An Afghanistan peace might be in reach, after all

Bosnia Needs a Smooth Repatriation Process to Benefit Counterterror Efforts

Bosnia and Herzegovina initiated significant steps recently toward repatriation of its citizens accused of being foreign fighters in the Syrian...
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Bosnia Needs a Smooth Repatriation Process to Benefit Counterterror Efforts

Was President Erdogan’s Visit to Washington D.C. a Success?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Washington D.C. last week received stanch opposition not only from the Kurds and...
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Was President Erdogan’s Visit to Washington D.C. a Success?

What Veterans Day Means To Me

I had the honor to serve with the United States Armed Forces from an early age of 15. I fought...
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What Veterans Day Means To Me

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

 

Any effort to reduce violence in Afghanistan is in the best interest of all sides of the conflict. Stay tuned for a full report completed in Afghanistan by Rise to Peace seeking to answer your questions -- what will negotiations with the Taliban bring in Afghanistan? #peace

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Iran is expected to continue their retaliation against the United States. Iraqi authorities condemned the strike as a breach of the country’s sovereignty and warned that the country is heading toward difficult times.
https://www.risetopeace.org/2020/01/03/qassem-soleimani/sozeren/

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Any effort to reduce violence in Afghanistan is in the best interest of all sides of the conflict, including the Taliban. With or without a peace deal, no circumstances justify the targeting of civilians. Afghans are confused, discouraged, uncertain, and lost over the future of their economically unstable and politically corrupt country. Stay tuned for the full report completed in Afghanistan by Rise to Peace seeking to answer your questions -- what will negotiations with the Taliban bring in Afghanistan? #afghanpeace #tolerance #empowerment

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