- How can international actors develop programs to address these issues?
- How can we define divergent forms of extremism in ways that allow us to address issues of intolerance and societal violence?
- Where do we draw the line between violent and non-violent extremism?
- How can the donor community work with civil society to ensure that the issues being addressed derive from local concerns rather than the interests of international donors?
Dr. Edward Lemon, DMGS-Kennan Institute Fellow, Daniel Morgan Graduate School; Global Fellow, Wilson Center
Noah Tucker, Senior Editor for the Uzbek Service (Ozodlik), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
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