al qaeda

PBS NOVA- 15 Years of Terror

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Humera Khan, Executive Director of Muflehun, featured in a special report by PBS NOVA that traces the evolution of terror strategies from the World Trade Center to today. 15 Years of Terror

Expert Roundtable on “Developing an Effective Counter-Narrative Framework for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)”

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In June 2014, Muflehun participated in a one and a half day expert roundtable on “Developing an Effective Counter-Narrative Framework for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)” organized by Hedayah and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism—the Hague (ICCT). The meeting included approximately 25 leading experts to examine the different requirements for an effective counter-narrative framework and provide recommendations on its implementation. The discussions used a background paper by Dr. Alex P. Schmid as a starting point to… Read More »Expert Roundtable on “Developing an Effective Counter-Narrative Framework for Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)”

Global Survivors Network Response to OBL death

“Above all else, let’s make this a time of remembrance for those who have suffered at the hands of Al-Qaeda and its supporters.  Let us continue to speak truth to terror so that what happened to us, never happens again.” Over the past few days, the world media has heavily covered the story of the death of Osama bin Laden, including the response of victims and survivors of various attacks. … Read More »Global Survivors Network Response to OBL death

Scholars on the hill Series: Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah

Muflehun held the second event of its “Scholars on the Hill Series” for government, academia and think tanks. The speaker was renowned scholar Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah (bio) and translation provided by Shaykh Hamza Yusuf . The topic discussed was  “Countering Radicalization and Violent Extremism from a Theological Perspective.” Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah talked about the Mardin conference in 2010 that focused on understanding and addressing Ibn Tahmiya’s fatwa that… Read More »Scholars on the hill Series: Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah

Mohammed Junaid Babar- Donnie Brasco or Frank Lucas?

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In 2004, Mohammed Junaid Babar was arrested for helping set up an al-Qaeda training camp in Pakistan and logistical support. He pled guilty and cooperated with law enforcement agencies. Acting as a witness in indictments of ten more people in the US, UK and Canada, he was finally sentenced in December 2010 to time served (a mere 4 years 8 months), 10 years supervised probation and a $500 fine; he… Read More »Mohammed Junaid Babar- Donnie Brasco or Frank Lucas?