Sydney Seminar - Angel Rabasa, RAND Corporation

  • 14 Nov 2011
  • 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM (UTC+11:00)
  • NSW Trade and Investment Centre, L 47 MLC Centre, Cnr King and Castlereagh Streets, Sydney

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Kokoda Sydney Seminar

The Challenges of Managing Violent Extremists in Western Societies

Angel Rabasa

Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation

Monday 14 November 2011 at 5.45 for 6pm - 7.30

Angel M. Rabasa is a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. He has written extensively about extremism, terrorism, and insurgency. He is the lead author of The Lessons of Mumbai (2009); Radical Islam in East Africa (2009); The Rise of Political Islam in Turkey (2008); Ungoverned Territories: Understanding and Reducing Terrorism Risks (2007); Building Moderate Muslim Networks (2007); Beyond al-Qaeda, Part 1: The Global Jihadist Movement and Part 2: The Outer Rings of the Terrorist Universe (2006); and The Muslim World After 9/11 (2004). He has completed the research on patterns of Islamist radicalization and terrorism in Europe, and is currently working on a project on deradicalization of Islamist extremists.

Other works include the International Institute for Strategic Studies Adelphi Paper No. 358, Political Islam in Southeast Asia: Moderates, Radicals, and Terrorists (2003); The Military and Democracy in Indonesia: Challenges, Politics, and Power (2002), with John Haseman; and Indonesia's Transformation and the Stability of Southeast Asia (2001), with Peter Chalk. Before joining RAND, Rabasa served in the U.S. Departments of State and Defense. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the International Studies Association, and the American Foreign Service Association.

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