CEP in the News


June 28, 2017

Following a string of attacks carried out by so-called "lone wolf" terrorists, Juliette digs into the issue of online self-radicalization and what can be done to prevent it. Her left-of-boom discussion with Tara Maller of the Counter Extremism...


June 26, 2017

Some of the world's biggest social media and tech companies are joining forces to remove terrorist content from their platforms. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Microsoft say they'll share technical solutions in what they're calling the Global...


June 27, 2017

On June 5, 2017, seven countries – Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, the Maldives, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen – announced that they were severing diplomatic ties with Qatar because of the country’s support for terrorist and extremist...


June 22, 2017

CEP Research Director Julie Shain discusses Russian claims that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi was killed and if true, how it might impact the future of the terror group.


May 31, 2017

Think Clint Eastwood and ISIS have nothing in common? Think again. Footage from Eastwood's Flags of Our Fathers (2006) has found its way into the 22-minute propaganda short Healing of the Believers' Chests , created by the terror group. Both...


May 26, 2017

"We said, here is a technology we would like to give to you for free, we know what we are doing, we tested it and we want to create an industry standard… and we were rebuffed," said Dr. Hany Farid. "It’s really frustrating because every time we see a...


May 25, 2017

Facebook markets Facebook Live as ‘a fun, engaging way to connect with your followers and grow your audience.’ That may be how the majority of users use the product, but a quick Google search of Facebook Live turns up pages of headlines about live...


May 24, 2017

ISIS videos became such a staple on YouTube that the site’s automated advertising algorithms were inserting advertisements for Procter & Gamble, Toyota and Anheuser–Busch in front of videos associated with the terrorist group. Whether Google had...


May 8, 2017

Allies at a minimum share our interests, support our basic policies, and see common enemies. By this measure, Qatar is most definitely not an ally. Few countries have done more to promote the Muslim Brotherhood, including its Palestinian offshoot...


March 26, 2017

David Ibsen, who is executive ­director of the Counter Extremism ­Project, a New York think tank which combats online extremism, warned that the battle against jihadi groups would increasingly be fought on the ­internet. He told The Sunday Telegraph...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On October 27, 2018, domestic terrorist Robert D. Bowers carried out an anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. He fired on congregants as they gathered for worship, killing 11 people and wounding six others.

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