September 13, 2013

Wright Moderates “Global Town Hall” on Countering Violent Extremism

On September 12, 2013, Wright joined The Soufan Group and Qatar International Academy for Security Studies for an event which spanned four locations across the globe, sharing the findings from a year-long study into countering violent extremism, conducted by the hosts.

Wright moderated the event, which included experts such as former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Northern Ireland Chief Constable Matt Baggott, Senegal President Macky Sall, Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson, Counterterrorism Coordinator for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security John Cohen (pictured), Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham Law Karen Greenberg (pictured), and Former FBI Special Agent and CEO of The Soufan Group Ali Soufan.