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Extremism News Roundup

December 9, 2022

Eye on Extremism: December 9, 2022

“Dozens of civilians have been killed and hundreds displaced over several days of heavy fighting between rival Islamist groups in Mali's restive east, local government officials said on Thursday. Jihadists linked to Islamic State have been clashing...

Extremism News Roundup

December 8, 2022

Eye on Extremism: December 8, 2022

“German authorities said they had dismantled a suspected terror cell on suspicion of planning to overthrow the government, rekindling concerns in the country about the risks posed by domestic terrorists. Twenty-five people who were partly inspired by...

Extremism News Roundup

December 7, 2022

Eye on Extremism: December 7, 2022

“The Pentagon is preparing to resume full ground operations alongside Kurdish partners in northern Syria, officials said Tuesday, a move that risks further inflaming relations with NATO ally Turkey, which blames the Kurds for a deadly bombing in...

Extremism News Roundup

December 6, 2022

Eye on Extremism: December 6, 2022

“The Israeli embassy in Brussels held an event prior to the 50th anniversary of the Munich terrorist attack in collaboration with IMAJ, a Jewish organization established to preserve Jewish tradition and culture through films. As part of the event...

Extremism News Roundup

December 5, 2022

Eye on Extremism: December 5, 2022

“Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on Pakistan's embassy in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday, via a statement carried by one of the militant group's affiliated channels on Telegram on Sunday. The embassy came under attack on Friday...

Extremism News Roundup

December 2, 2022

Eye on Extremism: December 2, 2022

“The Biden administration on Thursday slapped terrorism sanctions on two accountants and two companies in Lebanon for providing the militant group Hezbollah with financial services. The Treasury Department announced it would also impose sanctions on...

Extremism News Roundup

December 1, 2022

Eye on Extremism: December 1, 2022

“Islamic State said Wednesday that its top leader died recently in fighting, less than a year after the terrorist group’s previous commander was killed during a U.S. military raid in Syria. The group’s spokesman said that leader Abu al-Hasan al...

Extremism News Roundup

November 30, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 30, 2022

“Around 700 Belgians arrived in court on Wednesday for a mammoth process to select a jury for the trial of 10 men accused of involvement in the 2016 bombings in Brussels that killed 32 people. Belgium's largest ever trial began with hundreds of...

Extremism News Roundup

November 29, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 29, 2022

“The gunman who killed 10 people and wounded three in May in a racist attack at a grocery store in a predominantly Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty Monday to state charges of domestic terrorism as a hate crime, murder and...

Extremism News Roundup

November 28, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 28, 2022

“The European Parliament on Wednesday adopted a resolution declaring Russia as a state sponsor of terrorism because of Moscow’s strikes on civilian targets, at the same time as Kyiv’s military administration reported three people were killed and half...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On December 10, 2019, David Anderson and Francine Graham fatally shot a police detective at the Bay View Cemetery, then attacked the JC Kosher Supermarket and killed three people, in Jersey City, New Jersey. The incident was labeled a terrorist attack and suspected to have an antisemitic motive. Anderson previously belonged to the Black Hebrew Israelite movement, which is accused of trading in antisemitism.

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