Small Wars Journal

CT

The Decision to Depart and the Defeat of Violent Extremist Organizations

The President made it clear for some time that he is not in favor of these wars. His advisors, Senior Civilians, and Generals had almost two years to figure out how to disengage and they did not get it done. The President probably grew weary of hearing that if we depart, ISIS will resurge in the political vacuum.

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Morocco’s Unique Approach to Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism SWJED Fri, 12/21/2018 - 8:40am
This paper explores the two aspects that makes Morocco’s CT/CVE strategy unique: 1) the promotion of moderate Maliki Islam, and 2) fighting poverty and investment in the public of the country. While other countries may have taken a similar approach, most have not done so on the scale in which Morocco has.
Reign Without Rule: Borno State in Northeast Nigeria SWJED Fri, 10/20/2017 - 3:13am

Nigeria remains a fragile state fighting what many believe is a misguided war on terror to hold itself together as a republic.

Utilizing Society’s Forgotten Half: The Essential Role of Women in Counter Terrorism SWJED Fri, 05/12/2017 - 1:40pm

As one CT practitioner at a recent George C. Marshall Center event noted, “Counter Terrorism in the absence of women is doomed to fail.”