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Terrorism in the Philippines: Can Increased Maritime Security Help Stop the Flow of Foreign Fighters?

While the thought of ISIS typically brings to mind violence in Iraq and Syria, their pervasive ideology, coupled with the…

6 years ago

GWOT Panel: Reflections from Team Member Lindsay Stanek

On Wednesday, December 6, I had the honor of attending The Global War on Terrorism: Myths, Realities & Solutions seminar…

6 years ago

The Global War on Terror: Myths, Realities, and Solutions

On Wednesday, December 6th, Rise to Peace hosted the first in a series of panels focusing on issues relevant to…

6 years ago

The Global War on Terrorism: Myths, Realities & Solutions

On Wednesday December 6th, the non-governmental organization (NGO) Rise to Peace hosted a seminar at the Elliott School of International Affairs entitled…

6 years ago

ISIS in Kirkuk: What’s Happening and What it Means

What’s happening Recent ISIS losses in Kirkuk Province in Iraq have been the latest blow in a series of major…

6 years ago

Humvees: Taliban’s new VBIED

The Afghan Taliban has deployed a new weapon in its fight against the Afghan National Security Forces: explosive-laden Humvees. The…

6 years ago

U.S. War in Afghanistan: Review of Previous Strategy

U.S. War in Afghanistan: Review of the Previous Strategy: 2001-2013 The launch of Operation Enduring Freedom in October 2001 marked…

6 years ago

The Flawed Narrative of Terrorist Attack Claims

The Flawed Narrative of Terrorist Attack Claims  Every extremist or terrorist group has branded itself as martyrs or freedom fighters,…

6 years ago

Female Suicide Bombers: Mosul, Boko Haram, and Beyond

The Tragedy of Mosul As Iraqi soldiers closed in on remaining Islamic State forces in Mosul in early July 2017,…

6 years ago

Ahmad talks about the Afghan all female robotic team

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7s4xwoXetMs&t=103s Ahmad encourages the all-female Afghan robotics team to take encouragement toward peace by sharing their experiences of this intellectual…

6 years ago