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Januar 5, 2023

"'Rundo has been able to spread the active club brand in the US while he's been in Europe, and he outlined the idea of the active club as a successor to the Rise Above Movement,' Joshua Fisher-Birch, a researcher at the Counter Extremism Project...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 5, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 5, 2023

“A doctor says the death toll in a pair of suicide car bombings in Somalia early Wednesday has risen to at least 20, including nine members of the same family. Dr. Yahye Abdi with the hospital in Mahaas district told The Associated Press that more...

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Januar 4, 2023

Taliban’s Ban On Women Workers Worsens Humanitarian Crisis And Isolates Afghanistan From International Community

Earlier this week, U.N. Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan Markus Potzel met with Sirajuddin Haqqani, the Taliban’s interior minister, to warn that the Taliban’s recently announced education and work bans on women will worsen Afghanistan’s...

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Januar 4, 2023

"What have authorities learned about the event? On this episode of 'The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green,' Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Senior Director of the Counter Extremism Project, says it could’ve been much worse."

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Januar 4, 2023

CEP Webinar: Book Presentation By Kacper Rekawek: "Foreign Fighters In Ukraine. The Brown–Red Cocktail"

(New York, N.Y. / Berlin, Germany) – The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to a presentation of a new book by Kacper Rekawek entitled "Foreign Fighters in Ukraine. The Brown–Red Cocktail". The Russian (re-)invasion of Ukraine in 2022...

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 4, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 4, 2023

“New York City subway shooting defendant Frank James pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Brooklyn federal court to terrorism and gun charges, telling a judge that he opened fire on a crowded train to cause serious bodily harm to passengers. Mr. James, 63...

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Januar 3, 2023

"While only a small minority of Muslims are Salafis, most Muslim violent extremist movements — including Al Qaeda — are rooted in Salafism, a fundamentalist Islamic movement based on 13th and 14th century teachings, according to the Minerva Research...

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Januar 3, 2023

"'It’s really rare. A network only works with one leader. You need one person around whom everything revolves,' Hans-Jacob Schindler, director of the independent Counter-Extremism Project think tank, told AFP."

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Januar 3, 2023

«C'est vraiment bizarre. Un réseau ne fonctionne qu'avec un leader. Il faut une personne autour de laquelle tout s'articule», observe pour l'AFP Hans-Jakob Schindler, le directeur du centre de réflexion indépendant Counter-Extremism project (CEP).

Extremism News Roundup

Januar 3, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 3, 2023

“US military forces and their allies in Iraq and Syria killed almost 700 Islamic State operatives, including several of the organization’s leaders, in 2022, according to the US Central Command. “The emerging, reliable and steady ability of our Iraqi...

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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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