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28th August 2017 18:37:29 Hours

Australian Scholar Touches on Impact of ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ & ‘Global Governance’

Dr. Alexey D Muraviev, Head of Department, Faculty of Humanities, School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts, Bentley Campus, Australia in his analysis during the sub topic ‘Impact on Global Governance’ under the Session 2 main topic ‘Countering Violent Extremism’ explained the distinction between offensive counter terrorism and the defensive counter terrorism with special focus on operational and strategic challenges.

In his brief contribution, Dr Muraviev stressed the importance of strengthening global governance and simultaneously taking a critical look at the elements that weaken global governance. Addressing sensitive issues pertaining to prevention of terrorism, conditions conducive to spread of terrorism, building of states’ capabilities and strengthening of UN roles, he stressed the importance of agreeing on basic definitions and principles.

He urged the audience to give priority of attention to following major considerations such as ‘Primary Factors of Risk’, ‘Adversary Intentions’, ‘Adversary Capability’, ‘Target Vulnerability’, ‘Terrorism Threat Assessment’, and ‘Terrorism Risk Assessment’.