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ASPI Webinar - Countering violent extremism: In-conversation with His Excellency Abdulla Al Subousi

Speakers Leanne Close and His Excellency Abdulla Al Subousi

ASPI is delighted to invite you to join Leanne Close, head of ASPI’s Counter-Terrorism Program in-conversation with HE Mr. Abdulla Al Subousi, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Australia to talk about current counter-terrorism perspectives. Ambassador Al Subousi will discuss the persistent nature of ISIL in parts of Syria and Iraq, Al Qaeda and other violent extremist groups in the region. 

The conversation will also focus on extremists’ continued use of online environments encouraging supporters to commit terrorist actions, the recent UAE agreement with Israel, as well as other continuing conflicts and unrest in the Middle East, and how these events influence terrorist extremist propaganda and calls to violence. The Ambassador will discuss these issues, identify policy options for combatting terrorism, and take questions from our online audience.

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Leanne Close

Leanne Close was the head of ASPI’s counter-terrorism program in 2020.

His Excellency Abdulla Al Subousi

His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Al Subousi is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Arab Emirates to Australia.