Ari Basen

Ari Basen is currently completing his Bachelors of International Studies at the American University. He focuses on global security affairs with a specialization in asymmetrical warfare and emerging threats to national security. He served as the co-chair for Defense and Diplomacy policy at the Roosevelt Institue from 2011-12.

Countering Violent Extremism in a Post Bin Laden World

Jun 26, 2012

Grassroots movements are essential if the spread of Jihadi ideology is to be curbed. On May 1st, 2011, President Barack Obama announced to the world the successful execution of Operation Neptune Spear and the death of the world’s most wanted terrorist: Osama bin Laden. The raid by SEAL Team 6...