Breaking Out of Islamist Extremism

Breaking Out of Islamist Extremism

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Middle East and North Africa

Radicalization and Extremism

Ed Husain hosts Maajid Nawaz, author and co-founder of Quilliam Foundation and Khudi, in a discussion of what makes Islamist extremism attractive to youth internationally and how this phenomenon can be countered.

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United Kingdom

Brexit supporters argue that the EU threatens sovereignty and stifles growth, while opponents counter that EU membership strengthens trade, investment, and the UK’s standing in the world.

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The president's push to "build the wall" fails to grasp the role of modern technology in policing U.S. borders.

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