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Why Westerners Join | When There Is Nothing Islamic About #ISIS !!

The geopolitical developments recording terror incidents since the start of new millennium i.e. 9/11 leading up to latest westerners joining IS ranks, can be summarized into three key transitory phases; i) Post 9/11 US & Coalition Invasion, ii) Post-Saddam’s Power Vacuum at MENA & iii) Emergence of Islamic Caliphate ISIS. 1,011 more words


My thoughts on radicalization

My thoughts on radicalization

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So I came by this survey (posted by Lorand B.) through a forwarded message and I started answering the questions. 536 more words

General Posts

Oligarchy In D.C. To Create Insidious New DHS Gov Agency: Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

CVE will become the American Gestapo – a Federal agency that will target Christians, Conservatives,  and anti-Establishment/Big Government organizations and groups.  But not Muslims.

Remember the IRS targeting of Conservative groups that got no media attention?   1,642 more words

The Radical

I’ve debated what I wanted to write for today’s Story Monday. There are a lot of good stories out there. Ones to make us think. Ones to make us smile. 853 more words


How effective are Australian strategies to counter violent extremism?

Published 20 May, 8:35am 2015 by The Lowy Institute for International Policy 

The Australian Government has just announced that more than $22 million will be spent on battling the radicalisation of young Muslims in Australia. 762 more words

Countering Violent Extremism

Moderates and Radicals

A new BuzzFeed article on “a homeschooled, evangelical Christian from Chattanooga” who went on to join the Islamic State has this to offer on her life before the Islamic State: 278 more words

U.K. proposes new measures to prevent ISIS recruitment of young people

LONDON – Prime Minister David Cameron sought Monday to dissuade young Muslims from joining ISIS, saying they would only become “cannon fodder.”

Cameron announced new powers designed to put those who radicalize young people “out of action,” together with plans to allow parents to cancel their children’s passports to prevent them from travelling abroad to join a radical group. 501 more words