Countering Violent Extremism Topic Guide
|Countering Violent Extremism Topic Guide|
CVE, Development & Peacebuilding Social Development Counterterrorism
There is no consensus on what violent extremism is and how best to prevent or counter it. The term ‘violent extremism’ has become a catch-all for a number of phenomena, and there is considerable variation in how terminology is used. Radicalism, terrorism, and violent extremism are often used interchangeably, even though they describe different processes.