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Ryan B. Greer

Ryan B. Greer is his Deputy at the impl. project and also CEO of Vasa Strategies, a social impact consultancy. He recently left the State Department, where he served as Policy Advisor for Syria/Iraq Foreign Fighters. Prior to joining the State Department’s Counterterrorism Bureau, Ryan was a Presidential Management Fellow in State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, for which had managed criminal justice programming for Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Ecuador.

To Beat ISIS, We Must Think Smaller

People become radicalized when they lack hope, jobs, and purpose. Local investments can break the cycle.