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  • A Year Of Foreign Fighting For Ukraine: Catching Fish With Bare Hands?

    The report challenges misconceptions about the size and composition of foreign fighters to Ukraine, estimating that perhaps 2,000 foreign fighters have fought in the country—far less than the figure of 20,000—and that only small group of far-right individuals are amongst the foreign fighters active in Ukraine.
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  • Abdullah al-Faisal’s Ties to Extremists

    Abdullah al-Faisal is a U.S.-designated Islamist propagandist who has recruited for ISIS and facilitated travel to ISIS-held territory. Faisal’s lectures, websites, and videos have incited “untold numbers of people around the world to take up the cause of jihad,” according to the U.S. government.
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  • Ahmad Musa Jibril's Ties to Extremists

    Ahmad Musa Jibril is an Arab-American Islamist preacher who has reportedly influenced Westerners to fight in the Syrian conflict. Though the number of foreign fighters traveling to Iraq and Syria has decreased since 2014, Jibril’s message continues to resonate with extremists.
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  • Anjem Choudary’s Ties to Extremists

    British citizen Anjem Choudary is an internationally designated Islamist cleric and convicted ISIS supporter. CEP has compiled a list of violent individuals and organizations that Choudary influenced or communicated with throughout his career.
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  • An Unholy Alliance: Links Between Extremism and Illicit Trade in East Africa

    East Africa, which is considered a key security partner in the war on terror, is at a critical juncture. As it struggles to recover from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the region finds itself engaged in a struggle against extremism, crime and corruption.
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  • Antisemitism Resurgent: Manifestations of Antisemitism in the 21st Century

    Modern antisemitism is a repackaging of historic tropes. Antisemites have adapted conspiracy theories of the blood libel as well as Jewish influence in economic and governmental affairs to fit new circumstances just as Jews were accused of spreading the plague a millennium ago.
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  • Antisemitism: A History

    Journalists and historians have warned about a “new antisemitism” in the 21st century. To understand the modern incarnation of antisemitism requires an examination of the roots and evolution of institutional antisemitism and how it led to events such as the Spanish Inquisition and the Holocaust.
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  • Anwar al-Awlaki’s Ties to Extremists

    U.S.-born al-Qaeda extremist Anwar al-Awlaki has for years served as a radicalizing figure for U.S. and European extremists. CEP has counted 99 extremists—56 U.S. extremists and 43 European extremists—with ties to Anwar al-Awlaki.
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  • Brazil's Lax Approach to Countering Terrorism

    Numerous terrorist groups operate in Brazil’s southwest near its border with Argentina and Paraguay. U.S.-sanctioned terrorist groups, including Hezbollah, al-Qaeda, and Hamas, are believed to recruit, plan attacks, and fundraise in the TBA, and within Brazil specifically.
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  • CEE Activities of the Muslim Brotherhood - Final Report: North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, & Conclusions for the Region

    This report focuses on organisations in North Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The report concludes with a summary of the four types of groups uncovered by the research in all five countries at the center of this larger project, organised into broad categories.
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  • CEE Activities of the Muslim Brotherhood: Czech Republic, Poland, and Serbia

    In the previous report, the authors presented the cases of five countries in the CEE region, each representing a different landscape in which the movement could operate. This report will focus on three of the selected countries, namely Czech Republic, Poland, and Serbia.
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  • CEE Activities of the Muslim Brotherhood: Mapping the Ikhwan’s Presence in the Region

    The Muslim Brotherhood is many things to many observers. Some label it a terrorist organization, while others accept it as a modernist movement. Supported by CEP, GLOBSEC has begun to map the Brotherhood’s work in a selection of countries in Eastern Europe.
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On March 25, 2017, as Bangladesh Armed Forces raided a militant hideout in South Surma Upazila, Bangladesh, militants detonated two bombs in a crowd of 500-600 onlookers. The attack, claimed by ISIS, killed four civilians and three police officers, and injured 50 others.

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