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The Terrorist Next Door: The New War to Combat Domestic Extremism - Preview

The Terrorist Next Door: The New War to Combat Domestic Extremism - Preview

In the latest in our "Ask the Blob" series (see links below for more about the name), host David Rothkopf is joined by Juliette Kayyem and Clint Watts (Bios Below). They discuss the rise of domestic terrorism and what can be done to combat it. They also answer the audience's questions on the subject. A very informative discussion not to be missed.Note: This podcast is available in its entirety exclusively for our members. To become a member, please visit The DSR Network.Juliette KayyemJuliette Kayyem has spent the last two decades in both state and federal government managing complex policy initiatives and organizing government responses to major crises. She is a professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where she is faculty chair of the Homeland Security and Security and Global Health Projects and a CNN National Security analyst. Previously, she served as President Obama's Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, where she played a pivotal role in major operations responding to the BP Oil Spill and H1N1 pandemic. Juliette is the author of the 2016 bestselling book Security Mom: An Unclassified Guide to Protecting Our Homeland and Your Home.Clint WattsClint Watts is a Distinguished Research Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and Non-Resident Fellow at the Alliance for Securing Democracy. He is also a national security contributor for NBC News and MSNBC. His research and writing focuses on terrorism, counterterrorism, social media influence and Russian disinformation. He examined the rise of social media influence in his 2018 book Messing With The Enemy: Surviving in a Social Media World of Hackers, Terrorists, Russians and Fake News. Clint testified before four Senate committees in 2017 and 2018 regarding Russia’s information warfare campaign against the U.S. and the West. Clint previously served as a U.S. Army infantry officer, a FBI Special Agent, and as the Executive Officer of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point.Trump Takes on The Blob - PoliticoThe Aspiring Novelist Who Became Obama’s Foreign-Policy Guru - New York TimesThe revenge of the blob - VoxSupport this show See for privacy and opt-out information.

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