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Extremism News Roundup

November 22, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 22, 2023

“Somalia has one year to expel the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militant group from the country, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said on Tuesday, with the deadline for remaining African Union peacekeepers to leave looming next December. Al Qaeda-linked...

Extremism News Roundup

November 21, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 21, 2023

“Israeli forces pressed their offensive against Hamas in northern Gaza on Monday, battling militants around a hospital where thousands of patients and displaced people have been sheltering for weeks, and where despite the fighting health officials...

Extremism News Roundup

November 20, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 20, 2023

“Islamist groups linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State have been spreading across Africa for years. The groups came from the large area south of the Sahara Desert called the Sahel. They are spreading into wealthier West African coastal nations...

Extremism News Roundup

November 17, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 17, 2023

“TikTok will prohibit content that promotes Osama bin Laden's 2002 letter detailing the former al Qaeda leader's justifications for attacks against Americans, the short-form video app said on Thursday. Discussions of the 20-year-old letter have...

Extremism News Roundup

November 16, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 16, 2023

“Israel believes that Wednesday’s raid on Al-Shifa Hospital will put pressure on Hamas to finish a deal to trade dozens of Israeli captives for Palestinian prisoners, according to two senior Israeli officials. Negotiations for a deal are underway...

Extremism News Roundup

November 15, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 15, 2023

“Israeli troops entered Gaza's biggest hospital on Wednesday and were searching its rooms and basement, witnesses said, culminating a days-long siege that caused global alarm over the fate of thousands of civilians trapped inside. Al Shifa hospital...

Extremism News Roundup

November 14, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 14, 2023

“Pakistan on Monday opened three new border crossings to accelerate the repatriation of undocumented Afghan nationals who have been ordered to leave the country or face expulsion, officials said. Many Afghans have opted to go home voluntarily to...

Extremism News Roundup

November 13, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 13, 2023

“The European Union on Sunday condemned Hamas for using "hospitals and civilians as human shields" in Gaza, while also urging Israel to show "maximum restraint" to protect civilians. Hospitals in the north of the Palestinian enclave are blockaded by...

Extremism News Roundup

November 10, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 10, 2023

“In Kibbutz Eilon, an Israeli cooperative a mile south of Lebanon, the avocado and banana farming families have been replaced by an infantry company specialized in mortars and anti-tank support. The boom of howitzers punctuates the soft air. There is...

Extremism News Roundup

November 9, 2023

Eye on Extremism: November 9, 2023

“For the second time in nearly two weeks, the United States carried out airstrikes against a facility used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps and its proxies in eastern Syria early Thursday, ratcheting up retaliation for a steady stream of...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On October 27, 2018, domestic terrorist Robert D. Bowers carried out an anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. He fired on congregants as they gathered for worship, killing 11 people and wounding six others.

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