Eye on Extremism

Extremism News Roundup

July 18, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 18

“Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops in northwestern Syria where they have been struggling for more than two months to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said. Moscow, a staunch...

Extremism News Roundup

July 17, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 17

“At least 12 people were killed and scores wounded on Tuesday in aerial strikes believed to have been carried out by the Syrian air force on a popular market in a village in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rescuers and residents said. Residents...

Extremism News Roundup

July 16, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 16

“Anti-terrorism police in northern Italy have seized an air-to-air missile and other sophisticated weapons during raids on far-right extremist groups. Three people were arrested, two of them near Forli airport. Neo-Nazi propaganda was also seized...

Extremism News Roundup

July 15, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 15

“Authorities in Somalia say the death toll from Friday’s attack on a hotel in the southern Somali port city of Kismayo has climbed to 33. Ahmed Mohamed Islan, also known as Madobe, the president of the Jubbaland regional administration, said another...

Extremism News Roundup

July 12, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 12

“Prosecutors can show jurors at a terrorism trial the contents of two phones found in a truck used to kill eight people on a New York City bike path, a judge ruled Thursday. U.S. District Judge Vernon S. Broderick rejected efforts by lawyers for...

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July 11, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 11

“Muhammad Didar Mukhlis Afghan, a sergeant serving at a remote Afghan Army base, was pleased when his nephew invited his wife and son to his wedding back home in eastern Afghanistan. The sergeant pitched in almost $400 to help with the nephew’s...

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July 10, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 10

“Britain has agreed to deploy additional special forces in Syria alongside France to allow the US to withdraw its ground troops from the ongoing fight against the remaining Isis forces in the country. US officials briefed on Tuesday that Britain and...

Extremism News Roundup

July 9, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 9

“Taliban and Afghan representatives, including some government officials, agreed on Tuesday to a basic road map for negotiating the country’s political future, a major step that could help propel peace efforts to end the long war, now in its 18th...

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July 8, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 8

“At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said on Saturday. Russian jets joined the Syrian army...

Extremism News Roundup

July 3, 2019

Eye on Extremism: July 3

“With the United States continuing its drawdown in Syria, experts fear that the Islamic State could return stronger than ever unless other nations step in—but no replacement forces have yet been committed. “Our expectation is the slack will be taken...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On June 13, 2016, convicted terrorist Larossi Abballa stabbed to death two married police officers in their home in Magnanville, France, in an attack claimed by ISIS. Abballa livestreamed the murder on Facebook and held the couple’s three-year-old son hostage before police stormed the home.

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