Psychology of countering radicalisation

    By Muhammed Nawaz Khan, The Express Tribune Dated: February 01,2018       The counter-terrorism phenomenon as observed in the contemporary world today is getting complicated. Hard measures alone are not enough to deal with the threat of terror. Counter-terrorism policies must also include psychological measures designed to lure people away from terror groups. ‘Soft power’ inventiveness is needed to develop more humane methods. An example of this is the Disengagement, De-Radicalisation and Rehabilitation (DDR) programmes in Pakistan. The country needs more creative, innovative and unconventional strategy based…