During one-week module ‘Information as a Tool of Statecraft’ with Howard Clark (Assistant Professor of Countering Violent Extremism and Counterterrorism, UAE National Defense College, UAE General Headquarters) our participants learned a lot about information, resilience, strategic narratives, extremist groups and strategic communication. A statement, which sounds as follows “When you are stabilizing a territory, foreign money is not always the best option” portrays a unique approach towards stabilization, introduced during one of the lectures.