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Eye on Extremism: October 17

“President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey’s military operation in Syria could end after Kurdish fighters leave a strip of territory along its border, laying out his key condition for ending an offensive that has drawn American sanctions and roiled markets. The U.S. decision to stand aside when...
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Tech & Terrorism: Atomwaffen Division Video Reuploaded To YouTube After Removal

YouTube is unable or unwilling to keep known extreme neo-Nazi propaganda off their website. An Atomwaffen Division ( AWD ) propaganda video clip has been reuploaded to YouTube, most likely by the original uploader . In both cases, the account has posted a URL for an AWD propaganda and recruitment website on the dark web in the YouTube video’s comments section.
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Eye on Extremism: October 16

“A special U.N. report has described the severe impact of election-related violence on Afghanistan’s civilians, mainly from the Taliban’s campaign targeting its presidential election last month. The report released Tuesday says attacks aiming to disrupt the electoral process...
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Eye on Extremism: October 15

“The two women sat side by side in the courtroom over the past three weeks, each blaming the other for what they had done, and both expressing shame and regret over what they had become: “The face of female jihad” in France, according to a state prosecutor. On Monday judges sentenced Inès Madani...
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Extremist Content Online: Twitch Streamed German Synagogue Shooting Proliferating on Telegram

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’s edition finds the Yom Kippur synagogue shooting in Halle, Germany that was livestreamed on Amazon-owned Twitch is proliferating on Telegram. Additionally, a new video that was allegedly made by an imposter Atomwaffen Division offshoot was released and Feuerkrieg Division took credit for a bombing attempt in Lithuania. Lastly, a pro-ISIS group threatened a judge in Spain for the arrest of an ISIS sympathizer and a new online magazine from Al Saqri Foundation was released.
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Eye on Extremism: October 14

“President Trump directed a full withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said, effectively pulling them from the country, removing a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion and marking an accelerated U.S. pullback from the campaign against...
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"Following India’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu & Kashmir, there were protests by anti-India elements outside the India House in London during the Independence Day celebrations. One such protest was organised by Hizb-ut-Tahrir or “the Party of the Liberation...
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"While Germany has confronted its past and continues to educate and advocate, not enough is being done to confront its historical record. Campaign posters in so-called ‘Luther country’ Thuringia have raised the specter of antisemitism in recent days. Apparently and according to...