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December 9, 2021

Eye on Extremism: December 9

“An Indonesian court sentenced an Islamic militant who eluded capture for 16 years to life in prison on Wednesday after finding him guilty of making bombs used in a 2005 market attack that killed 22 people. Upik Lawanga, known as “professor,” is a...

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December 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: December 8

“The Supreme Court (SC) has deliberated and ruled on the controversial anti-terrorism law, an official confirmed on Tuesday. In a statement, SC Public Information Office chief Atty. Brian Hosaka said there would be a thorough review of the justices'...

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December 7, 2021

Eye on Extremism: December 7

“West African armies need a new strategy to combat the growing jihadist threat because improved technologies have given militants the upper hand as they seek to destabilise the Sahel region, Niger's president Mohamed Bazoum said on Monday. Groups...

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December 6, 2021

Eye on Extremism: December 6

“The United States “strongly condemns” a militant attack on a bus in central Mali that killed at least 31 people and wounded 17, the State Department said on Sunday. Unidentified gunmen on Friday opened fire on the bus as it traveled from the village...

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December 3, 2021

Eye on Extremism: December 3

“Ten people were killed and one person was injured in an attack on a bus carrying workers in an oil field in Syria’s government-held areas, Syria’s state news agency reported Thursday. No details were offered of the nature of the attack or who was...

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December 2, 2021

Eye on Extremism: December 2

“A bid by the new Taliban government in Afghanistan and the junta ruling Myanmar to gain international recognition suffered a blow on Wednesday when the United Nations put off a decision on the rightful representatives of both countries. The deferral...

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December 1, 2021

Eye on Extremism: December 1

“Uganda launched a military campaign against militants linked to Islamic State operating from a base in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. The East African nation’s government blamed the Allied Democratic Forces for terror attacks over the...

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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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