Counter-violent extremism models

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COUNTERING extremism is a missing link in the National Action Plan (NAP). Apparently, the plan was conceived from a counterterrorism and security perspective to address the immediate need of connecting different responses and putting these in a functional policy framework.

It is expected that the government will come up with a comprehensive counter-extremism strategy to complement NAP. The counterterrorism policy alone cannot resolve the complexities of the challenge, which is deep-rooted in societal and state structures.