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Foreign Policy: Google Searches For Peace | NPR

Google Ideas, the Silicon Valley giant’s self-proclaimed “think/do tank,” just wrapped up its Summit Against Violent Extremism in Dublin. According to the director of Google Ideas, former U.S. State Department official Jared Cohen, the purpose of the summit was to “initiate a global conversation on how best to prevent young people from becoming radicalized and how to de-radicalise others.” To this end, the summit organizers gathered an impressive array of policymakers, activists, and former militants — from neo-Nazi skinheads to Islamist radicals to Irish ultranationalists — to discuss the problem. A worthy endeavor, no doubt.

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