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.

March 27, 2017

What We’re Reading #9 – Women’s History Month: Women, Gender, and Violent Extremism

MARCH 2017 In honor of Women’s History Month, the RESOLVE Network team’s “What We’re Reading” post for March features research exploring the ways in which violent extremism […]
February 22, 2017

What We’re Reading #8 – Text Mining Analysis: Top Cited Articles

FEBRUARY 2017 This month, the RESOLVE Network team’s “What We’re Reading” post highlights findings from our recently published working paper “Mining the Gaps: A Text Mining-Based Meta-Analysis […]
February 6, 2017

Past is Precedent: Mining for Meaning Across Two Decades of Research on Extremism and Political Violence

What is the state of research on violent extremism, and where should it go next?

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 […]