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How we win : how cutting-edge entrepreneurs, political visionaries, enlightened business leaders, and social media mavens can defeat the extremist threat / Farah Pandith.

Pandith, Farah, (author.).

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Erlanger Branch 363.325 P189h 2019 (Text) 33126022482818 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 08/09/2019

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  • ISBN: 9780062471154
  • ISBN: 0062471155
  • ISBN: 9780062471161
  • ISBN: 0062471163
  • Physical Description: 511 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Custom House, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [431] - 494) and index.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The first-ever United States Special Representative to Muslim Communities Farah Pandith's analysis of the rapid spread of extremist ideology, and how business, government and society at large can unite to stop it"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Terrorism > United States > Prevention.
Radicalism > United States > Prevention.
Violence > United States > Prevention.
Islamophobia > United States > Prevention.

  • Baker & Taylor
    An expert on countering violent extremism who served under the Secretary of State for two presidential administrations describes how to disrupt the dynamic that veers Muslim millennials toward extremism. 100,000 first printing.
  • HARPERCOLL

    “Drawing on her decades of experience, Pandith unweaves the tangled web of extremism and demonstrates how government officials, tech CEOs, and concerned citizens alike can do their part to defeat it.” – Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright

    There is a war being fought, and we are losing it.

    Despite the billions of dollars spent since 9/11 trying to defeat terrorist organizations, the so-called Islamic State, Al Qaeda, and other groups remain a terrifying geopolitical threat. In some ways the threat has grown worse: The 9/11 hijackers came from far away; the danger today can come from anywhere—from the other side of the world to across the street. Unable to stem recruitment, we seem doomed to a worsening struggle with a constantly evolving enemy that remains several steps ahead of us. Unfortunately, current policies seem almost guaranteed not to reduce extremist violence but instead to make it easier for terrorists to spread their hateful ideas, recruit new members, and carry out attacks.

    We actually possess the means right now to inoculate communities against extremist ideologies. In How We Win, Farah Pandith presents a revolutionary new analysis of global extremism as well as powerful but seldom-used strategies for vanquishing it. Drawing on her visits to eighty countries, the hundreds of interviews and focus groups she’s conducted around the world, and her high-level experience in the Bush and Obama administrations, Pandith argues for a paradigm shift in our approach to combat extremism, one that mobilizes the expertise and resources of diplomats, corporate leaders, mental health experts, social scientists, entrepreneurs, local communities, and, most of all, global youth themselves.

    There is a war being fought, and we can win it. This is how.


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