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Eye of Extremeism: September 20

“A New Jersey man trained in bomb-making and intelligence-gathering by Hezbollah spent years scouting sites like Times Square and New York’s airports, tunnels and bridges for how to do the most harm in an attack, federal prosecutors said on Thursday. The man, Alexei Saab, 42, of...
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Tech & Terrorism: Cloudflare Admits to Potential Sanctions Violations

Website security company Cloudflare recently admitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission that it had potentially violated economic and trade laws by providing services to sanctioned individuals or entities blacklisted by the United States. Cloudflare s tated that it had “identified that our products were used by, or for the benefit of, certain individuals and entities included in OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, including entities identified in OFAC’s counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics trafficking sanctions programs, or affiliated with governments currently subject to comprehensive U.S. sanctions.”
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Eye on Extremism: September 19

“U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil installations an “act of war” against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis displayed missile and drone wreckage and cited other evidence they said shows the raid was “unquestionably...
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Eye on Extremism: September 18

“At least 48 people have been killed in two separate suicide attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday. In Parwan province, to the north of Kabul, a Taliban suicide bomber targeted an election campaign rally where Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani was set to speak, killing 26 people and wounding 42...