On the 7-8th of Dec 2010, Quilliam’s Director of Training and Consultancy Ghaffar Hussain, attended a workshop in Dushanbe, Tajikistan which was organised by the OSCE Mission in Tajikistan. The workshop bought together experts from around the world as well as government officials from Tajikistan in order to discuss ‘Violent Extremism and Radicalisation that leads to Terrorism’. Ghaffar spoke about the UK experience of developing strategies to counter extremism and terrorism, he also touched upon factors that increase the appeal of extreme Islamist movements in Central Asia.