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August 10, 2022

"Prof Ian Acheson, advisor to the Counter Extremism Project, said: 'We must take responsibility for our own citizens suspected of serious terrorist offences overseas. They need to be returned to this county and held accountable in our courts for...

Extremism News Roundup

August 10, 2022

Eye on Extremism: August 10, 2022

“The threat from the Islamic State extremist group is growing by the day in Africa and the continent could be “the future of the caliphate,” an African security expert warned the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday. Martin Ewi said the Islamic State...

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August 9, 2022

Tenuous Ceasefire Holding Between Israel And Palestinian Islamic Jihad

A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) took effect Sunday evening, bringing to an end three days of fighting that amounted to the most violent conflict since last year’s 11-day war between Hamas and...

Extremism News Roundup

August 9, 2022

Eye on Extremism: August 9, 2022

“A top leader of the Pakistani Taliban militia was reported killed Sunday in southeastern Afghanistan, potentially dealing a serious blow to peace talks being negotiated between the extremist group and Pakistani officials with assistance from senior...

Press Release

August 8, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Content Glorifying Christchurch Attacker Found On Twitter

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. Over three years after the Christchurch terrorist attack, CEP...

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August 8, 2022

Eye on Extremism: August 8, 2022

“The al-Shabab extremist group has exploited Ethiopia’s internal turmoil to cross the border from neighboring Somalia in unprecedented attacks in recent weeks that a top U.S. military commander has warned could continue. The deadly incursions into...

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August 7, 2022

ICYMI: CEP Experts On The Global Terrorism Threat After Zawahiri’s Death

Following the death of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, questions have swirled over its implications, including who Zawahiri’s potential successor would be, how his death will affect the inner workings of al-Qaeda, and what consequences the Taliban...

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August 6, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed: "Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler ist Senior Director beim 'Counter Extremism Project' (CEP) und leitet das Büro in Berlin. Er ist Mitglied des Beirates der Global Diplomatic Initiative in London...

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August 6, 2022

CEP Senior Advisor Lucinda Creighton writes: "Us president’s Joe Biden’s announcement of a successful US drone strike on Ayman al-Zawahiri, one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, could be described as both a triumph and an indictment of America’s...

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August 5, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed on the killing of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

Without doubt, the secularists are evil and more malicious than the polytheists and secularism is farther astray from the path and more malicious than polytheism. The secularists who are associated with Islam even [merely] by identity are considered apostates by a group of scholars. The Jews, Christians, those who worship graves, and many polytheists and unbelievers have committed lesser acts of unbelief than the secularists.

Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, Salafist propagandist Mar. 1, 2021
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