OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Dr. Satyamoorthy Kabilan, Director, National Security and Strategic Foresight, The Conference Board of Canada, is available to comment on US President Obama's plan to combat ISIS at outlined in his address to the nation speech tonight at 9:00pm EST, the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.
His commentary, To Beat Terrorists Online, Let's Raise our Social Media Game, was published in the Globe and Mail September 8, 2014. He also wrote a commentary exactly one year ago on the topic of Canadians involved in terrorist activities abroad, Twelve Years after 9/11—Canadians Fighting in Foreign Lands.
The Conference Board's 2012 report, Terrorism and Radicalization to Violence: Making Prevention Work, concludes that understanding violent extremism and the path individuals take to radicalize and commit violent acts is one key to countering terrorism. Community members and their leaders can play a substantial role in prevention.
Dr. Kabilan is available for interviews for the remainder of the afternoon and evening of Sept. 10, and has limited time available during the day on Sept. 11.
SOURCE: Conference Board of Canada
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