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Eye on Extremism: October 18

“Turkey agreed to suspend military operations in northern Syria for five days in return for a U.S. pledge to facilitate a pullout by Syrian Kurdish fighters, a deal President Trump hailed as “an amazing outcome,” but that some critics said mainly fulfilled Turkish goals. Vice...
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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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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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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 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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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...