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White House Opens Summit on Countering Extremism

A conference bringing together spiritual leaders, police and representatives from more than 60 countries got underway Tuesday in Washington, where President Obama hoped to come up with ways to counter violent extremism. At a White House roundtable that included officials from Belgium and the Netherlands and local police from across the U.S., Vice President Joe Biden called for an approach that goes beyond airstrikes and invasions. “We’re here today because we all understand that in...

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