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September 20, 2021

"According to Counter Extremism Project (CEP) research analyst Riza Kumar, ISIS-K is estimated to have a force of at least 2,000 affiliated fighters. The group, which was officially accepted by the core ISIS group as an affiliate in January 2015, was...

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September 16, 2021

"More than half of the Taliban’s 33-member cabinet in Afghanistan are on the UN Security Council's (UNSC) terrorism blacklist, according to the Counter Extremism Project (CEP)...Dr Hans-Jakob Schindler, a senior director of the CEP – an international...

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September 15, 2021

CEP research cited: "The Taliban announced the formation of an interim government for Afghanistan on September 7. The lineup of senior positions includes former Guantanamo inmates, members of a US-designated terror group and the subjects of...

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September 15, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed as part of segment on Afghanistan: "A #humanitarian crisis is emerging in #Afghanistan in the wake of the dramatic political changes that have swept the country. UN Secretary-General Antonio...

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September 15, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interview republished: "A #humanitarian crisis is emerging in #Afghanistan in the wake of the dramatic political changes that have swept the country. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at a high...

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September 13, 2021

CEP Advisory Board Member Ambassador Nathan Sales interviewed for podcast: "What went wrong in Afghanistan, and who is to blame? Is America safer today than on September 10, 2001? What lessons should the leaders of America's foreign policy draw from...

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September 13, 2021

"The director of the Counter Extremism Project, Hans-Jakob Schindler, has worked in the UN Security Council unit that monitors ISIS and Al Qaeda. He believes extremists from Europe may now travel to Afghanistan to train, and that terrorist attacks...

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September 10, 2021

CEP Advisory Board Member Ambassador Nathan Sales quoted: "'The new Taliban is very much the same as the old Taliban,' former Ambassador Nathan Sales, the Trump-era head of the State Department’s Counterterrorism Bureau, told Fox News. 'They still...

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September 10, 2021

CEP Advisory Board Member Ambassador Nathan Sales interviewed: "There are still far too many Americans left behind enemy lines. One American left behind is too many. So, today's a good start. But I have to say we should not be praising the Taliban as...

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September 10, 2021

On September 10, 2021, CEP Senior Advisor, former British diplomat and counter-terrorism chief, Sir Ivor Roberts appeared on BBC Two and BBC News to discuss the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and the current situation in Afghanistan.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

The current stage demands that we exhaust the enemy until it whines and moans due to economic and military bleeding. It is in this context that the operations outside the theatre in which the enemy expects us to strike, operations on enemy soil and beyond enemy lines becomes evident.

Ayman al-Zawahiri, Leader of al-Qaeda Sept. 11, 2021
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