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Februar 6, 2023

CEP Senior Advisor Alexander Ritzmann and CEP Senior Research Analyst Sofia Koller write: "[Translation] Radicalisation, extremism and terrorism are neither purely domestic nor solely foreign policy challenges for the security of the Federal Republic...

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Februar 6, 2023

"Home Office officials responsible for the decision to fund groups that have spread Islamic extremism should be sacked, according to a former counterterrorism official. Professor Ian Acheson, who is now a senior adviser to the Counter Extremism...

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Februar 6, 2023

"Prof. Ian Acheson, a senior adviser to the Counter Extremism Project, which contributed to the long-delayed Shawcross review of the government’s anti-extremism Prevent program due to be released this week, called for a stricter approach to Muslim...

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Februar 6, 2023

"'The group’s ideology blends Islamism and Palestinian nationalism and seeks the destruction of Israel and the creation of an Islamic state between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River...Hamas’s preferred methods include suicide bombings...

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 6, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 6, 2023

“Bilal al-Sudani was no stranger to American counterterrorism officials. Before joining the Islamic State affiliate in Somalia, Mr. al-Sudani was subjected to punitive sanctions by the U.S. Treasury Department in 2012 for his involvement with Al...

Press Release

Februar 6, 2023

Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS Propaganda Videos Encourage Attacks In Egypt And Europe

(New York, N.Y.) — The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, CEP researchers located a pro-ISIS...

CounterPoint Blog

ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in January 2023

Following is the January 2023 installment of “ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency,” a monthly chronicle of attacks by the terrorist group ISIS in central Syria. A review of developments throughout 2022 and 2021 can be found here and here. A full...

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 3, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 3, 2023

“Britain’s Foreign Office has blocked a plan that would have led to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) proscribed as a terrorist organisation, according to a report. The government department cited the need to keep communication channels...

Extremism News Roundup

Februar 2, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 2, 2023

“Top leaders of Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya on Wednesday agreed to begin ‘search and destroy’ operations to push al Shabaab militants out of neighbouring Somalia. The move follows an intensified offensive by Somalia's federal government against the...

Press Release

Februar 2, 2023

Peshawar Suicide Bombing Kills 100, TTP Members Praise Attack

On Monday, a suicide bombing at a Peshawar mosque killed 100 and wounded over 225 others. Initially claimed by al-Qaeda affiliate group Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), also known as the Pakistani Taliban, the attack is now being credited to a...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On February 4, 2020, the People’s Protection Units (YPG) militants launched a missile attack in Afrin, northwestern Syria. The missiles targeted two schools and a mosque, killing one and wounding seven others.   

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