Winning the fight against extremist narratives: Insights from Dr Usama Hasan

Winning the fight against extremist narratives: Insights from Dr Usama Hasan

Information is available everywhere and at any time, making it difficult for the audience to distinguish which truth they are faced with belongs to extremists and which does not. 

When trying to debunk extremist religious narratives, theology can play a big part, as believes Dr Usama Hasan, Head of Islamic Studies at Quilliam International and speaker at Countering Violent Extremism 2018. In this exclusive transcript of his discussion with Defence IQ, he gives his expert insight into the elements breeding radicalisation, the role of religious leaders against religious extremism, the use of theology to counter extremist narratives and the role of government in helping fighting them.


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