Reports alleging the Trump administration intends to rebrand ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ (CVE) programs into either ‘Countering Islamic Extremism’ or ‘Countering Radical Islamic Extremism’ call into question other forms of domestic extremism that would be ignored by such a shift.
On February 13, the Trump administration’s National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, resigned over newly released details regarding a December 2016 phone call he had with the Russian ambassador.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of the world’s most image savvy terrorist group, yet he has avoided the public spotlight; he has made only two known public appearances since 2014.
Continuing the strategy employed against previous U.S. administrations, North Korea is testing the new Trump administration over another violation of UN resolutions regarding its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
During the recent U.S. presidential election, there was very little discussion of the ongoing U.S. role in the conflict in Afghanistan.