World leaders standing on stage (© Michael Sohn/AP Images)

The Warsaw Process: New solutions to old problems

A multilateral initiative co-led by the U.S. and Poland is bringing together 80 countries to advance global strategic priorities in the Middle East.

‘A betrayal of all our faiths’

“We are not at war with Islam,” President Obama told local, federal and international leaders at a three-day global summit.  “We are at war with people...

Leaving Daesh: Defectors expose terrorist group’s lies and brutality

Three Daesh defectors say the image it projects on social media does not match the reality of the terrorist group’s lies and barbarism.
Residents try to find artifacts at the Mosque of the Prophet Younis in Mosul, Iraq after being destroyed by ISIL

ISIL’s cultural destruction is ‘stealing the souls of millions’

The Mosque of the Prophet Younis, which housed the Tomb of Jonah, was 2800 years old. The terrorist group known as ISIL destroyed it in...
Guns and money changing hands in Iraq (© AP Images)

Degrading and defeating Daesh from the battlefield to the bank

Daesh’s military infrastructure isn’t the only target of the global coalition assembled against it. The terror group’s finances are a target, too. “As part of...

Meet Rashad Hussain. He fights terrorists with words.

An American Muslim born in Wyoming and raised in Texas just assumed a key role in countering violent extremism. On February 18, the State Department...


Global youth leaders met with President Obama in New York to address the causes of extremism and to develop an action plan to combat worldwide violence.

Obama on the coalition’s fight against ISIL: ‘We will succeed’

The United States and its coalition partners will defeat Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), President Obama told a worldwide audience in...

A White House meeting to keep communities safe

Government officials and representatives from nongovernmental organizations from around the world will gather at the White House February 18 and 19. Their task: devise...