Category Archives: CVE

PEACETALK: Contextualizing Reference points for looking at the effectivity and impact of Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (PCVE) programs

This article discusses the different reference points that may be used to look at the impact and effectivity of PCVE programs in the Philippines that are implemented by state and non-state actors. The discussion revolves around how one can use reference points to understand the depth and effectivity of these programs to the actors involved […]

CRUCIBLE: Marawi Crisis and CVE – “Without us crossing swords, ha ha”

QUEZON CITY (MindaNews / 27 Feb) – Below are exchanges of email and SMS between me and a head of sub-contracting agency that show the connectedness of a supposed local issue like Marawi crisis (e.g., war, rehab) with geopolitics of aid and CVE. I could not reveal specific persons and entities involved as my interest […]

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PEACETALK: Addressing Violent extremism within the Southeast Asian context

This discussion note describes the phenomenon of Violent extremism and its impact on Southeast Asia, as well as how the process of Islamization in southeast Asia happens. Using the paradigm of how the context of Islamization of the Southeast Asian, the author uses this paradigm as the operating mechanism on how Southeast Asian countries can […]