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Monday, June 27, 2011
Google's eight-month-old think tank, Google Ideas, is paying for 80 former Muslim extremists, neo-Nazis, U.S. gang members, and other former radicals to gather in Dublin today, to discuss what draws people to violent extremism and how technology can carry out de-radicalization efforts. Google is calling the group "formers," and they'll be participating in the talks with 120 activists and business leaders.
Friday, March 11, 2011
Faiza Patel discusses her new report, "Rethinking Radicalization", on how law enforcement officials try to deter "homegrown" terrorism in the United States. Ahmed Nasser, detective and Muslim community affairs representative for the NYPD, weighs in on radicalization and on yesterday's hearings in Washington D.C. on radicalization within the Muslim American community. And Arun Venugopal, WNYC reporter who covered the hearings, describes what happened in Washington yesterday.
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Congressman Peter King's (R-NY) controversial hearings, which begin Thursday, on the radicalization of American Muslim youths, is being met with tremendous anger from Muslims nationwide. But one Muslim American who is in favor of these hearings is Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, the president and founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy. He believes whatever we have done to battle the radicalization of Muslim youth in America has not worked, and says "we need to figure out a new strategy."