About Us

The RESOLVE Network is a global effort that offers an online suite of open-source data, tools, and curated research to help researchers, practitioners and policy makers gain fresh insight into the drivers of violent extremism. We provide locally-informed research from the granular level to the 30,000 foot macro view to deepen understanding, simplify research, and promote effective policy.

September 19, 2016

EVENT: Inaugural RESOLVE Network Fall Forum

One year since its inception, the RESOLVE Network has a diverse group of partner organizations and affiliated researchers primed to move forward with establishing a shared […]
September 19, 2016

RESOLVE Network Launches Working Paper Setting Priorities for Research on Violent Extremism

In the last decade, the world has witnessed a sharp rise in devastating attacks targeting civilians. Data on violent extremist attacks suggests that while the volume […]
September 19, 2016

Text Mining Analysis: A New Tool for a New Type of Research

The drive to develop policies aimed at countering and preventing violent extremism has generated reams of commentary from think tanks, NGO’s, and leaders in capitals from […]



Our Regions of Focus


The RESOLVE Network focuses its efforts on six regions with the greatest concentration of vulnerability and instability to and due to extremist groups: Balkans and Caucasus, Greater Middle East and the Levant, Horn of Africa, North Africa and the Sahel, South and Central Asia, Southeast Asia.

September 12, 2016

“South and Central Asia: 9/11+15: A Strategic Review of the Fight Against Terrorism” via EIN News

“Given the highly local dynamics of radicalization, however, intensive, micro-level research is essential. To strengthen that front, we helped establish the RESOLVE Network (which stands for […]
July 26, 2016

“US.-EU Security and Development Dialogue” via Wired Gov

“The United States and EU shared key policy updates and experiences concerning our respective approaches to preventing and countering violent extremism (CVE) at the local, national, […]
June 29, 2016

“Remarks at the United States Institute of Peace by Ambassador David Robinson” via US Deptartment of State

“As the horrific events in Istanbul, Orlando, Paris, Brussels, Kabul- the list keeps growing-show, this is a challenge that is clearly upon us now. It is […]