Morocco World News quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on Morocco as a model for fighting violent extremism around the world:

Washington – Morocco’s experience in fighting violent extremism stands as a model to follow not only for the Middle East and North Africa but also for the whole world, Director of the Africa Center of the US think-tank Atlantic Council, Peter Pham said on Wednesday.

Morocco’s strategy to counter violent extremism stands as a model in the region and in the world as it is based on a comprehensive approach that addresses the root causes of extremism through social and economic programs along with the promotion of a moderated Islam, said Pham in a statement to MAP on the sidelines of the White House Summit on violent extremism held on February 18-20 in Washington.

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