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September 20, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 20, 2021

“The bodies of Indonesia’s most wanted militant with ties to the Islamic State group and a follower, who were killed in a jungle shootout with security forces, were evacuated early Sunday to a police hospital for further investigation, police said...

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September 17, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 17, 2021

“The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five al Qaeda supporters working out of Turkey to provide financial services and travel help to the militant group, the Treasury Department said on Thursday. “These targeted sanctions highlight the...

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September 16, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 16, 2021

“An explosion from suicide bombing has killed at least 11 people Tuesday in the Somali capital, witnesses and officials said. Witnesses said a suicide bomber walked into a teashop made of corrugated tin and detonated an explosive vest. The attack...

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September 15, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 15, 2021

“Afghanistan’s new foreign minister said Tuesday that the Taliban governing the country remain committed to not allowing militants to use their territory to launch attacks. But he refused to say when or if the country’s new rulers would create a more...

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September 14, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 14, 2021

“The greatest threat to the U.S. from international terrorists comes from nations such as Yemen, Somalia, Syria and Iraq, with Afghanistan further down the priority list after the two-decade American troop presence ended, Director of National...

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September 13, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 13, 2021

“Two decades after the 9/11 attacks put terrorism at the center of American foreign policy, some of the same Taliban figures who harbored the planners of that operation in Afghanistan are back in power, including an interior minister with a $10...

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September 10, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 10, 2021

“Nearly a month after its takeover, there has been no formal recognition of the Taliban as the legitimate government of Afghanistan. But that step appears increasingly irrelevant, at least for the short and medium term, as countries around the world...

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September 9, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 9, 2021

“Only one day after the Taliban named an acting cabinet to lead the nation they spent two decades trying to conquer, the dizzying challenges that accompanied victory were coming into sharp relief Wednesday. Tensions flared with neighboring Pakistan...

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September 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 8, 2021

“The Taliban on Tuesday announced an all-male interim government for Afghanistan stacked with veterans of their hard-line rule from the 1990s and the 20-year battle against the U.S.-led coalition, a move that seems unlikely to win the international...

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September 7, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 7, 2021

“A suicide attack killed at least four people and injured 20 others in Pakistan's southwestern province of Baluchistan early Sunday, officials in the country said. A convoy of the paramilitary Frontier Corps was targeted as it was changing duty at a...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On October 21, 2017, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the Marshal Fahim military academy in Kabul, killing at least 15 military cadets and wounding four others. The Taliban claimed responsibility.   

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