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.
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...
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...

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...

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...

#Youth4Peace

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.

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...

Daesh is being pushed back by air, land and online as...

A global coalition of over 60 partners, including five Arab countries, continues to blunt Daesh’s momentum with airstrikes, coordinated logistical support and messaging to...

What’s really causing violent extremism?

Countering terrorism is a global issue that requires a coherent strategy. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, U.S. Secretary of State John...