In 2011 the Obama White House released two key documents introducing the United States' first attempt to build community resilience to violent extremism by engaging community partners. This policy remains a cornerstone of national security efforts and has resulted in new partnerships, information sharing, and training events and curricula across the U.S. As these policies continue into President Obama's second term, it is the right time to ask, "What types of research could help to advance this innovative policy?"
Weine, Stevan. 2013. "Prevention Research for Countering Violent Extremism." March 27. www.start.umd.edu/news/discussion-point-prevention-research-countering-violent-extremism