“launching a new global counter terror fund“, with whose money exactly? I digress. Secretary of Statist John Kerry, continues to advance his proposal that terrorists will set down the RPG’s if they are just given more opportunity at jobs… This is not the first time Kerry has led this ridiculous calling. It’s been a highlight of the Stuck On Stupid Series.
WASHINGTON DC – Launching a new global counter-terror fund, Secretary of State John Kerry spoke of the importance of “providing more economic opportunities for marginalized youth at risk of recruitment” – although much research has debunked the notion of a link between poverty and Islamist terrorism.
At a meeting in New York Friday of the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF), Kerry and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu unveiled a $200 million initiative designed to leverage public and private funding in support of what the GCTF calls “countering violent extremism” (CVE) efforts.
The aim of the first-of-its-kind fund, known formally as the “Global Fund for Community Engagement and Resilience,” is to support local communities and organizations to counter extremist ideology and promote tolerance. (read more)