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Extremism News Roundup

August 30, 2018

Eye on Extremism: August 30

“Syrian government forces are preparing a phased offensive in the northwestern province of Idlib and surrounding areas, the last big rebel enclave, a source close to Damascus said on Wednesday. Russia, President Bashar Assad’s main backer from...

Extremism News Roundup

August 29, 2018

Eye on Extremism: August 29

“Several UN Security Council ambassadors on Tuesday voiced concern over the fate of civilians in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, as Damascus appears ready to militarily re-take the region. Following a council meeting on the humanitarian...

Extremism News Roundup

August 28, 2018

Eye on Extremism: August 28

“Amid increasing signs the Syrian regime is heading for an all-out assault on Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the country, US military and intelligence officials are watching for any indications the regime is moving chemical weapons into the area...

Extremism News Roundup

August 27, 2018

Eye on Extremism: August 27

“Islamic State has lost most of the territory it once held in Syria and Iraq. It is vying for survival with other, sometimes stronger, extremist groups. But one sphere where Islamic State still reigns supreme among terrorists is in cyberspace. The...

Extremism News Roundup

August 24, 2018

Eye on Extremism: August 24

“U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley urged all countries on Thursday to ensure that the Islamic State extremist group faces "an enduring defeat" and said the United States will deepen partnerships with countries fighting terrorism "when force is necessary."...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On July 23, 2016, two suicide bombers targeted members of Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic minority who were demonstrating in Kabul. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 97 people and injured 260 others. 

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