Countering Violent Extremism in Malaysia

Summary of “The Role of Universities and Schools in Countering and Preventing Violent Extremism: Malaysian Experience.” written by Ahmad El-Muhammady published in ‘Combating Violent Extremism and Terrorism in Asia and Europe’ by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies. The article explores the functions of universities and schools in dealing with violent extremism. The article was divided into 3 parts. First, it discusses the history of stud

An Exchange of Ideas on Counterterrorism

In just a short span of less than 90 days, Britain was hit with a series of terror attacks, 4 to be exact, killing 36 and injuring 166 people. Motives varied with differeing modus operandis and no observable patterns were found. This portrays the huge and almost insurmountable challenge faced by the policymakers, stakeholders and especially the police force – The Challenge of Counterterrorism and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE). With such horrifying incidences and many fam