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Countering Violent Extremism

George Washington University Releases ISIS in America Report and Material Support Database

The Program on Extremism at George Washington University released their report entitled ISIS in America: From Retweets to Raqqa. The report examines all cases of U.S. persons arrested, indicted, or convicted in the United States for ISIS-related activities the individual's various motivations, path to radicalization, and the degree of their tangible links to ISIS. 

Foreign Policy Essay

Domestic Counterterrorism: Material Support or Bust

Seamus Hughes, deputy director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University’s Center for Cyber & Homeland Security, argues that prosecution is not the only—or even always the best—way to deal with homegrown violent extremists and advocates for the creation of a systematic intervention program as a viable alternative to prosecution for some cases.  

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