Country Reports: Extremism & Terrorism

Extremism is a global problem. CEP’s Areas of Operation map includes comprehensive reports detailing the history of extremist movements, major terror attacks, and counter-extremism measures country by country. Click on a country to learn more about the phenomena of radicalization and foreign fighters, extremism and terrorist movements, and domestic and international counter-extremism initiatives.

The map also links to CEP threat reports about extremist groups operating in each country. Click on an extremist group to learn more about its history, leadership, and violent activities.

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On August 19, 2021, at least three people were killed and 50 were injured when a roadside bomb struck a Shiite procession marking the 7th century death of Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein, a Shiite saint. Sunni extremists were suspected in the explosion in Bahawalnagar, Punjab province, Pakistan.

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