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Oktober 20, 2020

CEP Advisor Liam Duffy writes: "This was no lone wolf jihadist. Parisian Islamists stoked the flames, warning that a French genocide of Muslims was imminent if this blasphemy were tolerated. From this ecosystem of rage and grievance, the assassin...

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Oktober 19, 2020

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Supporters Celebrate Paris Beheading Attack Online

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, ISIS supporters used a pro-ISIS RocketChat chatroom to...

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Oktober 19, 2020

"Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, told VICE News that Macron’s renewed commitment to tackling Islamist extremism 'seems to be a step in the right direction.' 'Actions must have consequences,' he said. 'Groups...

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Oktober 19, 2020

"According to the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), '[Al-Shabaab] seeks to establish a fundamentalist Islamic state in the country that it hopes will ultimately expand to encompass the whole Horn of Africa. In doing so, persecution of Christians is...

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Oktober 18, 2020

"Hany Farid, a UC Berkeley computer science professor who is a member of TikTok's committee of outside content moderation experts, said there is tension within social networks over how to respond to misinformation without also amplifying the...

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Oktober 18, 2020

CEP Senior Advisor "Ian Acheson, a former prison governor who carried out the government’s 2016 review of Islamist extremism in jails, said he feared that a prison officer could be taken hostage and killed."

Videos

Oktober 16, 2020

CEP Webinar: The Prospect For Peace In Afghanistan - Dr. Ellinor Zeino

This 90-minute webinar from October 16, 2020 looked at the current security situation in Afghanistan, including the current status of the various terror groups still active in the country as well as questions on the impact a potential peace deal may...

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Oktober 16, 2020

CEP Webinar: The Prospect For Peace In Afghanistan - Ambassador Edmund Fitton-Brown

This 90-minute webinar from October 16, 2020 looked at the current security situation in Afghanistan, including the current status of the various terror groups still active in the country as well as questions on the impact a potential peace deal may...

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Oktober 15, 2020

"Amb. Edmund Fitton-Brown, the coordinator of the ISIL, al-Qaida and Taliban Monitoring Team for the United Nations Security Council, will speak at the Counter Extremism Project webinar on ‘The Prospect For Peace In Afghanistan,' at 9 a.m."

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Oktober 15, 2020

"'To have that kind of broad tent, that's incredibly dangerous,' said Joshua Fisher-Birch, a researcher with the Counter Extremism Project, a policy group formed to combat online extremist ideologies."

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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