16
November 2016
Past Event
Morocco's Fight with Violent Extremism

Morocco's Fight with Violent Extremism

Past Event
Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C. Headquarters
November 16, 2016
Rabat, Morocco.
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Rabat, Morocco.
16
November 2016
Past Event

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004

Speakers:
Dr. Ahmed Abbadi

President, Mohammedia League of Moroccan Ulama

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Eric B. Brown

Senior Fellow

The Kingdom of Morocco has been undertaking a comprehensive effort to tackle violent Islamism that combines robust security measures with community development initiatives, governance reform, and education. One of the leaders in this fight is Dr. Ahmed Abbadi, the president of the League of Mohammedan Scholars. The League is a body of religious scholars charged by King Mohammed VI with countering and dismantling the ideology of Islamic State and other radical movements. On November 16, Dr. Abbadi spoke at Hudson Institute about Morocco’s experiences in the fight with Islamist extremism and the importance of ideology, youth outreach, and education.

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