Every month, the RESOLVE Secretariat collates a digest of CVE-relevant, thematic must-reads to enrich the narrative around violent extremism.

WHAT WE'RE READING

This month, we are highlighting publications cited in a recent RESOLVE Policy Note, "Education in Preventing & Countering Violent Extremism: Considerations for the Western Balkans." In this note, author Besa Arifi offers a series of considerations for policymakers and practitioners looking to incorporate education in future efforts to…

WHAT WE'RE READING

This month, RESOLVE highlights recommended readings from our Policy Note, The Role of CBAGs in Combatting the Expansion of Islamist Extremism in Côte D’Ivoire and Benin. Author Jessica Moody seeks to address the challenges and opportunities posed by the role of CBAGs in combatting the expansion of Islamist extremism in Côte D’Ivoire and Benin.…

WHAT WE'RE READING

This month, RESOLVE highlights recommended readings from our Policy Note, The Challenge of State-Backed Internal Security in Nigeria: Considerations for Amotekun. Author Jennifer Obado-Joel focuses on the characteristics, challenges, and opportunities of Amotekun, a recently formed CBAG in Southwest Nigeria. Drawing from the experiences…

WHAT WE'RE READING

This month, RESOLVE highlights recommended readings from our Policy Note, Still Kicking: the Survivability of the Islamic State in Libya. Author Amanda B. Kadlec focuses on understanding the factors that simultaneously facilitate and hamper ISIS in Libya’s operations and growth in order to craft appropriate interventions. This What We’re…

WHAT WE'RE READING

This month, RESOLVE highlights recommended readings from our Policy Note, The Challenge of State-Backed Internal Security in Nigeria: Considerations for Amotekun. Author Jennifer Obado-Joel focuses on the characteristics, challenges, and opportunities of Amotekun, a CBAG in Southwest Nigeria. Drawing from the experiences of similar Nigerian groups…

WHAT WE'RE READING

This month, RESOLVE highlights recommended readings from our Policy Note, Building Peace through DDR Programs: Lessons from Reintegrating Boko Haram Ex-Recruits in Cameroon. Author Lydie Belporo outlines core findings from a case study of Boko Haram ex-associates’ reintegration process in Cameroon. The note examines how existing community norms or…