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November 30, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 30

“More than 100 former members of the Afghan security forces in four provinces have been killed or disappeared by the Taliban in the first two and a half months of the militants’ rule, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch. The deaths are...

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November 29, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 29

“Undercover Taliban agents—often clean-shaven, dressed in jeans and sporting sunglasses—spent years infiltrating Afghan government ministries, universities, businesses and aid organizations. Then, as U.S. forces were completing their withdrawal in...

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November 23, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 23

“The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on three leaders of Islamic State's Afghanistan branch and another man it accused of acting as a financial facilitator for the group, in a move that follows a series of attacks in Kabul claimed by the...

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November 22, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 22

“Britain’s Conservative government could be allowed to strip people of citizenship without giving them notice to appeal if legislation being debated in Parliament becomes law. The Nationality and Border Bill would permit the home secretary, Britain’s...

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November 19, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 19, 2021

“The U.K. government is set to proscribe Hamas under the country’s Terrorism Act, under plans that will be announced by Home Secretary Priti Patel on Friday. Anyone who “recklessly” supports the Palestinian group, arranges meetings to back it...

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November 18, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 18, 2021

“The U.N. envoy to Afghanistan on Wednesday delivered a bleak assessment of the situation following the Taliban takeover, saying that an affiliate of the Islamic State group has grown and now appears present in nearly all 34 provinces. U.N. Special...

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November 17, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 17

“Suicide bombers set off two powerful explosions in the center of Uganda’s capital during rush hour in an attack later claimed by Islamic State. At least three people were killed and 33 were injured in the Tuesday morning attacks, which took place...

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November 16, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 16

“The U.N. Security Council condemned the supply of weapons and ammunition to al-Shabab extremists and others in Somalia in violation of a U.N. arms embargo and voted Monday to extend the ban for a year, saying the al-Qaida affiliate’s terrorist...

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November 15, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 15

“The U.N. peacekeeping chief warned Friday that the crisis in Africa’s Sahel region remains volatile, with insecurity and instability seriously undermining prospects for development and many lives lost every day as a result of terrorist attacks....

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November 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: November 12

“The U.S. joined rivals China and Russia to call on the Taliban to cut ties with terrorist groups and stop them from operating in Afghanistan after a recent spate of attacks that have been linked mostly to the Islamic State. The concerted push from...

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