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Global Security Forum 2011: ‘Deradicalization’: Oasis or Mirage?

June 8, 2011 • 5:00 – 6:30 pm EDT

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Afternoon Session

The Global Security Forum 2011 is a forum on the top challenges facing U.S. and global security.

The panelists at this session evaluated the successes and shortcomings of several countries' initiatives to 'deradicalize' individuals involved in violent Islamist extremism.

‘Deradicalization’: Oasis or Mirage?

Christopher Boucek, Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Stephen R. Kappes, Former Deputy Director, Central Intelligence Agency
The Honorable Frances Fragos Townsend, Former Homeland Security Advisor and Deputy National Security Advisor for Combatting Terrorism
Maj. Gen. Douglas Stone, Former Commanding General, Task Force 134 (Detainee Operations) in Baghdad, Iraq

Moderator: Rick “Ozzie” Nelson, Director, CSIS Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program