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ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in January 2023

Following is the January 2023 installment of “ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency,” a monthly chronicle of attacks by the terrorist group ISIS in central Syria. A review of developments throughout 2022 and 2021 can be found here and here. A full...

Extremism News Roundup

February 3, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 3, 2023

“Britain’s Foreign Office has blocked a plan that would have led to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) proscribed as a terrorist organisation, according to a report. The government department cited the need to keep communication channels...

Extremism News Roundup

February 2, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 2, 2023

“Top leaders of Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya on Wednesday agreed to begin ‘search and destroy’ operations to push al Shabaab militants out of neighbouring Somalia. The move follows an intensified offensive by Somalia's federal government against the...

Press Release

February 2, 2023

Peshawar Suicide Bombing Kills 100, TTP Members Praise Attack

On Monday, a suicide bombing at a Peshawar mosque killed 100 and wounded over 225 others. Initially claimed by al-Qaeda affiliate group Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), also known as the Pakistani Taliban, the attack is now being credited to a...

Press Release

February 2, 2023

CEP Statement On EU Countries’ Failure To Comply With Terrorist Content Online Regulation

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) urges EU countries to comply with Terror Content Online Regulation.

Extremism News Roundup

February 1, 2023

Eye on Extremism: February 1, 2023

“Unidentified attackers fired eight rockets at a Turkish military base in northern Iraq on Wednesday, two of which landed inside, the Counter-Terrorism Group, a security organisation in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, said. Turkey confirmed that...

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February 1, 2023

On this week’s edition of “The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green,” Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director at the Counter Extremist Project, sees an alarming growth in terrorism emanating from Afghanistan.

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January 31, 2023

"'As an ally of the Afghan Taliban, the TTP also fought the US-backed Afghan government prior to the latter’s defeat in August 2021. The TTP was founded in late 2007 by a group of Pakistani militants who had previously fought in Afghanistan alongside...

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January 31, 2023

"'Harris’ arrest shows the international nature of the violent online extreme right, especially the subset of individuals who glorify attackers such as the Christchurch terrorist,' Joshua Fisher-Birch, an analyst on the far-right at the Counter...

Extremism News Roundup

January 31, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 31, 2023

“After frantically combing through the debris of the devastated mosque throughout the night and Tuesday morning, police called off the search for survivors of a terrorist suicide bombing in the highly guarded site where several hundred police and...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

So you go to India, and if you see a Hindu walking down the road you are allowed to kill him and take his money, is that clear? Jews should be killed ... as by Hitler. People with British passports, if you fly into Israel, it is easy. Fly into Israel and do whatever you can. If you die, you are up in paradise. How do you fight a Jew? You kill a Jew. In the case of Hindus, by bombing their businesses.

Abdullah Faisal, ISIS Propagandist Undated
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