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September 7, 2021

"We conclude with another opinion piece by Sir Ivor Roberts, Senior Adviser to the Counter Extremism Project, an international non-profit organization, entitled 'It would be dangerously naive to ignore the renewed possibility of terrorist attacks in...

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September 7, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts piece quoted in BBC: "We conclude with another opinion piece by Sir Ivor Roberts, Senior Adviser to the Counter Extremism Project, an international non-profit organization, entitled 'It would be dangerously naive...

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September 7, 2021

On September 7, 2021, CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler appeared on Deutsche Welle (DW News) to discuss the Taliban's links to terror group al-Qaeda, its implications for terrorism in Syria and the global terror threat.

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September 7, 2021

On September 7, 2021, CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler was interviewed on Deutsche Welle (DW News) for a segment on "Fears Taliban takeover will favor terrorist groups" and "Increasing threat of terror in the Middle East".

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September 6, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts writes: "While the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan is primarily a societal, security and economic disaster for Afghanistan, it also creates a climate of extreme danger for the West. The attack on Kabul at the end...

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September 6, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts writes: "After the fall of Kabul, every jihadist group with whom the West has battled over the past 20 years will take heart and inspiration from the West’s retreat and inevitably pursue their jihadist agenda more...

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September 6, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts writes: "Beyond the borders of Afghanistan in the emerging Afghan refugee crisis, both the Haqqani network and Iskp will see the perfect opportunity to carry out attacks in major western cities before the end of...

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September 6, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts writes: "While the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan is primarily a societal, security and economic disaster for Afghanistan, it also creates a climate of extreme danger for the West. The attack on Kabul at the end...

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September 6, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts writes: "Another equally dangerous jihadist threat, rising inexorably out of the chaos sewn by Kabul’s seizure , will prove entirely beyond the Taliban’s ability to control. The Islamic State-Khorasan Province...

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September 6, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts writes: "For the Haqqani network to be put in charge of Kabul’s security amounts to giving a fox the run of the chicken coop. It is delusional to think that, despite what the Taliban are saying, the Haqqani network...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On September 17, 2019, a suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated outside a Presidential rally in Charikar, Afghanistan, killing at least 26 people and injuring another 30. Later, a suicide bomber detonated outside the Ministry of Defense in Kabul, killing 22 and wounding 38 others. The Taliban claimed responsibility for both attacks. 

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