Counter violent extremism expert shares fresh perspective

One week on from a series of coordinated attacks in Paris for which the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility, a global debate is raging about how to respond. Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar asked counter violent extremism expert Khalid Koser for his thoughts in the wake of this latest tragedy.

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  • Raj Kumar

    Raj Kumar is the Founding President and Editor-in-Chief at Devex, the media platform for the global development community. He is a media leader and former humanitarian council chair for the World Economic Forum and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His work has led him to more than 50 countries, where he has had the honor to meet many of the aid workers and development professionals who make up the Devex community. He is the author of the book "The Business of Changing the World," a go-to primer on the ideas, people, and technology disrupting the aid industry.