Ten Recommendations for Obama’s CVE Summit

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Media Outlet: Foreign Policy

 In light of recent attacks in Ottawa, Sydney, Paris — and now Copenhagen — President Obama announced a White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) that begins on February 18 to discuss U.S. and international efforts to prevent violent extremists and would-be supporters from “radicalizing, recruiting, or inspiring individuals or groups to commit acts of violence.” The White House has said the summit will build on current White House strategy. However, the White House would be wise to keep in mind the ten recommendations derived from the field of international security studies. 

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Emily Schneider was a senior program associate for the International Security Program at New America.