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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 5, 2021

"Morton, who is now an expert on combating extremism, said the return of the Taliban has sparked a global surge in extreme views that can only be countered by focusing on human rights. At a conference organized by the Counter Extremism Project (CEP)...

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September 5, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed for news story on the reopening of Kabul's international airport in Afghanistan.

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September 4, 2021

"According to Hans-Jakob Schindler, a former German diplomat, the economic collapse might occur within weeks or months. 'Then the economy is in serious trouble,' he remarked."

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September 4, 2021

"In this episode, Justine is joined for the second time by Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Senior Director of the Counter Extremism Project, to talk about the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, including the Taliban’s revenue streams (such as the drug trade...

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September 3, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler quoted: "Earlier, former German diplomat and UN official Hans-Jakob Schindler said that 'weeks, maybe a couple of months, if nothing happens' remained before the complete collapse of the Afghan economy...

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September 3, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakbo Schindler interviewed: "Taliban revenue largely stems from criminal activity. Now as they from a government there is no reason to think they will curb heroin production, says Hans-Jakob Schindler, former head of the...

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September 3, 2021

"Jesse Morton acknowledged that there has been an increase in internet 'chatter' among IS-K followers in Asia. In 2017, Morton co-founded the anti-radicalization group Parallel Networks. He added there had been an upsurge of 8% to 10% in jihadi...

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September 2, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler quoted: "Hans-Jakob Schindler, a former German diplomat, told NBC that the economic collapse could come in a matter of weeks or months. He said, 'So the economy is in big trouble.'"

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September 2, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler quoted: "The former UN diplomat, the German Hans-Jakob Schindler, tells NBC News that the economy can collapse in a few weeks. If nothing happens, there will be extreme poverty, he says."

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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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