On Monday at George Mason University, I had the pleasure of attending a book launch featuring Farrah Pandith and her new title “How We Win,” an insightful novel on how a combination of efforts from entrepreneurs, politicians, businesses, and social media can counter violent extremism. Interestingly she started her CVE experience in the Bush administration and her ideas […]
NATO conference titled post ISIS era. ISIS is violently operational through affiliates in close to 25 countries not so not so much “post”.
One of the best things about our Counter Terrorism project is working with very smart and dedicated people. Meet Mahmut Cengiz, who has two PhD’s and has launched his new book “The Illicit Economy in Turkey: How Criminals, Terrorists and the Syrian Conflict Fuels Underground Economies”. The book is co-authored by Mitchel Roth and is […]
Many of the GTTAC staff were fasting for Ramadan over the past month, so we felt it best to celebrate Eid al-Fitr with both GMU and DSG staff who have all been working tirelessly on our project for the Department of State. We have a brilliant and diverse team at GTTAC, coming from all corners […]
Fascinating discussion at the CFR on possible approaches to regulating social media companies. Seems the UK is heading in that direction. Personally think we would be better off to reverse engineer this enlisting the multiplier effect of these companies and their subscribers to help mitgiate the harms.
A fantastic new show on 1a details to the viewers how difficult life is in dealing with sobriety after opioid addiction, and explores the possible approaches to the opioid crisis. Development Services Group, the company where I work, manages the Data Waver program for buprenorphine prescribers. The program is designed to provide a clinical medical program to […]
One of my colleagues at George Mason University, Professor Mahmut Cengiz, has just published his new book The Illicit Economy in Turkey: How Criminals, Terrorists, and the Syrian Conflict Fuel Underground Markets. According to the flyer, “this book examines the transnational expansion of the illicit economy in Turkey and the unintended consequences of corruption scandals […]
Always good to share great work from Canada, this is worth a read.
Opioid Executive John Kapoor Found Guilty In Landmark Bribery Case – https://www.npr.org/711346081 This is sickening to hear!
The GEC at the State Department has the mission to direct, lead, coordinate, and synchronize the U.S. Government’s efforts to understand and counter state and non-state-sponsored propaganda and disinformation. It was great to join the discussion of a very talented and knowledgeable group from academia and the NGO sectors to hear their experience a lot […]