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DHS Senior Policy Advisor Nawar Shora discusses "CVE through Cultural Demystification” Photo Gallery

Last week, Nawar Shora gave a lecture titled "Countering Violent Extremism through Cultural Demystification" at START headquarters. Shora’s presentation gave attendees an inside look of his book, The Arab American Handbook: A Guide to the Arab, Arab-American & Muslim Worlds.” During the lecture, students were encouraged to participate in an interactive discussion in which they talked about addressing and probing individual perceptions about communities targeted for radicalization to violence.

Nawar Shora gives a lecture at START HQ
Nawar Shora welcomes students and researchers to his lecture. 
START students and researchers at a lecture
START students attend Nawar Shora’s lecture. 
START interns watch a lecture
Interns and staff react to Nawar Shora’s personal story.