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Januar 24, 2023

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacist Accounts Found On YouTube And Instagram

(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 discovered regional white...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 24, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 24, 2023

New York Daily News: Terror Trial Begins For NYC Man Accused Of Training ISIS Snipers: ‘He Taught Them To Kill’ “The ex-wife of an accused radical who abandoned America and his family to become an ISIS sniper told jurors on Monday that his terrorist...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 23, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 23, 2023

“The United States carried out a strike in Somalia that killed approximately 30 al-Shabaab fighters, US Africa Command said in a statement Saturday. US forces on Friday “conducted a collective self-defense strike” in support of Somalia National Army...

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Januar 23, 2023

"WILSON: Neo-Nazi groups have launched several plots to take out the U.S. grid in recent years. They've even put out how-to manuals to make it easier to attack vulnerable parts of the nation's critical infrastructure. Joshua Fisher-Birch is a...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 20, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 20, 2023

“Three suicide drones attacked a U.S. base in eastern Syria on Friday, wounding two Syrian opposition fighters, the U.S. military said. No Americans were hurt in the attack. It was not clear who was behind the drone attack, but Iran-backed fighters...

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Januar 20, 2023

CEP Webinar: Book Presentation By Kacper Rekawek: "Foreign Fighters in Ukraine" | Kacper Rekawek

On January 20, 2023, CEP hosted a presentation of the new book by Kacper Rekawek entitled "Foreign Fighters in Ukraine. The Brown–Red Cocktail". Link to the book here. The Russian (re-)invasion of Ukraine in 2022 prompted the Ukrainian authorities to...

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Januar 20, 2023

CEP Webinar: Book Presentation By Kacper Rekawek: "Foreign Fighters in Ukraine" | Michael Colborne

On January 20, 2023, CEP hosted a presentation of the new book by Kacper Rekawek entitled "Foreign Fighters in Ukraine. The Brown–Red Cocktail". Link to book here. The Russian (re-)invasion of Ukraine in 2022 prompted the Ukrainian authorities to...

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Januar 20, 2023

"Researcher Joshua Fisher-Birch of the Counter Extremism Project told KUOW/OPB that the some extremists were energized by the attacks in North Carolina and those in the Northwest. 'The recent substation attacks have been spoken about in glowing terms...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 19, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 19, 2023

“The European Parliament on Thursday called for Iran’s Revolutionary Guard to be put on the European Union’s terrorist list and insisted that sanctions targeting Tehran had to be expanded after the violent suppression of protests. In a nonbinding...

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Januar 20, 2023

"Azov Movement “has strong ties to far-right extremists in many EU countries and the U.S.,” said Alexander Ritzmann, a senior advisor to the Counter Extremism Project, in an interview with Euronews. The Azov Regiment that is fighting against Russian...

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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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