Violent Extremism | The Daily Star
  • 'Long-term plan needed to stop violent extremism'

    Stressing the necessity to stop violent extremism with long-term integrated plan, speakers at a conference in Belgium say that the threat is no longer limited in South Asia, rather Europe and the US are also affected by its destructive impacts.

  • US, UK mourn latest killings, urges united fight on terror

    US envoy to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat and UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Hugo Swire mourn over the recent killings, that of a police official’s wife and a grocer, and urge for a united global fight against terrorism.

  • US ready to help Bangladesh fight terror

    The United States yesterday said it was ready to help Bangladesh fight terrorism and violent extremism by providing it with experts and technical support.

  • Uniting to prevent violent extremism

    Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security.

  • Reactivated JMB!

    If all those extremists killed and arrested in the last one month belong to the JMB then all those that had written off the extremist group as a non-entity and without the capacity to create problems for the country must be eating their words, and that includes the head of our police too.

  • In the grip of madness

    Bangladesh's experience with ribald extremism and terrorism is more recent and, so far, has been less painful in terms of mass attacks or casualties. But there has been a slow, but steady gnawing at the very soul of this country.

  • Paris attacks may lead to US military anti-IS escalation

    Paris attacks seem likely to compel President Obama to consider military escalation against IS in Iraq and Syria. But that probably will not mean dramatic moves like launching US or international ground offensive or accelerating aerial bombing in hopes of eliminating the global threat of violent extremism.