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Radicalize youths in Africa: Only into Social Innovation.

Confusion, anger and resentment are what define the lives of those who have been affected by the scourge of terrorism. Starting with the latest incident at Garissa University College in Northern part of Kenya of which Al-shabbab Militants claimed responsibility, in Northern parts of Nigeria Boko Haram milllitia have constantly caused mayhem disturbing peace. 1,164 more words

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The Process of Radicalization

Watching Media’s talking heads being perplexed, confused, and bewildered about the “radicalization process” of terrorists is both humorous and sad.  In today’s world the “process” to radicalization is simply to teach someone, anyone, a child, a teenager or an old blind man to embrace the true tenants of the Islamic faith. 342 more words

Articles By John Fisk

Herd Immunity and e-pidemics

In the case of Fnideq, with its extraordinary density of young terrorist recruits (see my last post) I find myself mulling not just over propaganda, but over contagion, and wonder if the tools of epidemiology might not be as useful to understand it as radicalization theory. 1,123 more words

How is ISIS still able to recruit supporters on Twitter?

U.S. authorities have charged a 30-year-old woman from Philadelphia, who allegedly planned to travel to Syria to join ISIS, after following her plans on Twitter. 975 more words

World

Calgary imam counters Christian vs. Muslim narrative after deadly attack

A local Muslim leader is calling for solidarity with Christians after a deadly terrorist attack in Kenya.

Calgary Imam Syed Soharwardy is dedicating his Friday sermon to countering extremists’ narrative that Christians and Muslims are at war. 328 more words

Local News

Delay of national terrorism intervention strategy prompts local upstarts

Canada’s national anti-terrorism intervention strategy has been delayed another year, with the government saying Tuesday it expects a rollout in late 2015. Since the program’s 2013 announcement, communities across Canada — including Calgary, Hamilton, Toronto and Winnipeg — have launched their own programs. 810 more words

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