The strength of the role of education in preventing violent extremism is in the soft approach; openly questioning values, engaging in conversations on complex topics, and in which critical thinking and exchanging is addressed.
A week ago, Trump signed an executive order "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the US". This video blog discusses this measure from a counterterrorism perspective.
Security and safety challenges are at the top of the list of the most pressing issues of contemporary society. Leiden University has developed a new MOOC to address these challenges.