Eye on Extremism

Extremism News Roundup

Juni 20, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 20, 2024

“Canada has listed Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation, after years of pressure from opposition legislators and some members of the Iranian diaspora. Announcing the decision on Wednesday, Public Safety Minister...

Extremism News Roundup

Juni 18, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 18, 2024

“The Biden administration sees increased foreign terrorist threats to the US compared to a year ago, thanks to renewed efforts by the Islamic State militant group and Middle East unrest tied to the Israel-Hamas war. Department of Homeland Security...

Extremism News Roundup

Juni 17, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 17, 2024

“The State Department on Friday designated the largest neo-Nazi group in Sweden and its leaders as terrorists, only the second time it has applied the label to a white supremacist group known for a long history of violence. The decision comes as the...

Extremism News Roundup

Juni 14, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 14, 2024

“Afghanistan is once again a dangerous breeding ground for extremist terror groups such as Islamic State-Khorasan Province as questions swirl over the extent to which President Biden’s “over the horizon” counterterrorism tactics have failed...

Extremism News Roundup

Juni 13, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 13, 2024

“US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has told Hamas that it is "time for the haggling to stop", after its leaders proposed "numerous changes" to a plan for a Gaza ceasefire and hostage release deal. He told reporters in Doha that some of the changes...

Extremism News Roundup

Juni 12, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 12, 2024

“Eight men from Tajikistan with potential ties to ISIS out of central Asia were arrested over the weekend in New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles, three people familiar with the matter told NBC News on Tuesday. The suspects had been on the FBI’s...

Extremism News Roundup

Juni 11, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 11, 2024

“The de facto leader of Al Qaeda, Sayf Al-Adl, is calling on jihadists across the globe to travel to Afghanistan, marking an effort to re-establish the country as a safe haven for the terrorist group. “The loyal people of the Ummah,” the global...

Extremism News Roundup

Juni 10, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 10, 2024

“The U.N. secretary-general will tell the Security Council next week that both Israel and Hamas are violating children’s rights and leaving them exposed to danger in their war to eliminate each other. The secretary-general annually makes a global...

Extremism News Roundup

Juni 7, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 7, 2024

“In the shadow of the Sept. 11 attacks, the United States rushed troops and military aid to a swath of West Africa to help French forces stop the spread of Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups. More than a decade later, and with hundreds of millions...

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Juni 6, 2024

Eye on Extremism: June 6, 2024

“The director of the National Counterterrorism Center will step down next month, Biden administration officials said on Wednesday. The director, Christine S. Abizaid, has served three years as the country’s top counterterrorism official. In recent...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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