KPFA Against the Grain: Community-Level Counterterrorism

The first major qualitative study of “countering violent extremism” in key U.S. cities“Countering violent extremism” is a U.S. government program aimed at combatting homegrown terrorism. It enlists teachers, service providers, and religious leaders to monitor and report on young people deemed vulnerable to terrorist radicalization. But according to Nicole Nguyen, CVE asks teachers and others to take on policing functions and criminalizes Muslim youth.

Radio interview at KPFA Against the Grain.