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Eye on Extremism: March 5, 2021

“Swedish police were still in the dark on Thursday over the motive for a knife attack in the southern town of Vetlanda which left seven people wounded and forced police to shoot a suspect. A lone attacker went on a 15-minute rampage in the town of about 13,000 inhabitants on Wednesday...
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Eye on Extremism: March 4, 2021

“The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the killing of three women working for a local radio and TV station in eastern Afghanistan, the latest in a spike in targeted killings across the war-tor country. Dozens of people gathered Wednesday for the funerals of...
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Eye on Extremism: March 3, 2021

“The United States imposed sanctions Tuesday on two senior leaders of the Iranian-backed Houthi militant group in Yemen. “Mansur Al-Sa’adi and Ahmad ‘Ali Ahsan al-Hamzi are responsible for orchestrating attacks by Houthi forces impacting Yemeni civilians, bordering nations,...
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Eye on Extremism: March 2, 2021

“Despite concerns that the sharp drawdown of international troops over the past year might negatively impact counterterrorism activities, Iraq has announced the killing of several high-level commanders and operatives since late January. Following a double suicide attack on a working-class...
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ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in February 2021

Following is the February 2021 installment of “ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency,” a monthly chronicle of attacks by the terrorist group ISIS in central Syria. Previous editions of ISIS Redux can be viewed through the following links: ...