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Afghan Peace Negotiations Complicated By Resurgent ISIS Threat

(New York, N.Y.) - On August 17, a suicide bomber infiltrated and detonated a bomb at a wedding in western Kabul, killing 63 and injuring 182. ISIS claimed responsibility for the explosion, seeking to target members of the Shiite community. For Afghanistan , this attack represents a serious threat...
Extremism News Roundup

Eye on Extremism: August 22

“U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that other countries will need to take up the fight against Islamic State militants, citing Russia, Pakistan, Iraq and Iran as examples. Earlier this year, U.S.-backed forces reclaimed the last remaining territory once held by Islamic State...
Extremism News Roundup

Eye on Extremism: August 21

“Even as the United States and the Taliban seem close to a deal on an American troop withdrawal, the Islamic State in Afghanistan is making clear that it stands to inherit the role of violent spoiler if any peace agreement is reached. That message was punctuated on Saturday by a suicide...
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"Tipped by the Counter-Extremism Project , the footage was posted on a known extremist Telegram channel and shows at least seven masked men holding weapons, then firing them in the same direction. A counterterrorism source told VICE the GIF, which is dated August 18, 2019, has never been seen...
Extremism News Roundup

Eye on Extremism: August 20

“Five months after American-backed forces ousted the Islamic State from its last shard of territory in Syria, the terrorist group is gathering new strength, conducting guerrilla attacks across Iraq and Syria, retooling its financial networks and targeting new recruits at an allied-run tent...
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Extremist Content Online: White Supremacist T-Shirts Found On Teespring

Telegram Group Praises Mass Shootings; ISIS Releases New Propaganda (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. This week, Teespring was...