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May 6, 2021

Tech & Terrorism: Antisemitism Continues To Proliferate On Facebook

Facebook executives have attempted to cultivate an image for the company centered on the appearance of high standards of responsibility, transparency, and consistency, but it consistently fails in all three areas. Facebook has failed to sufficiently...

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May 5, 2021

Al-Qaeda Remains A Global Menace 10 Years After Bin Laden’s Death

Ten years have passed since U.S. Special Forces killed al-Qaeda founder and 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden in a raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan. A decade after bin Laden’s death, al-Qaeda continues to pose a major threat to U.S. national security. That...

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May 3, 2021

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacists, Neo-Nazis Celebrate Anniversary Of Synagogue Shooting on Telegram and Dark Web Imageboards

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, white supremacists and neo-Nazis on Telegram and dark web...

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April 29, 2021

CEP Virtual Roundtable with Lord Walney: Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and Solutions Without Censorship

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to our upcoming webinar with Lord Walney entitled, Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories, and Solutions Without Censorship.

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April 28, 2021

U.K. Cracks Down On White Supremacist Extremism, Bans Atomwaffen Division And Successor Movement

Last week, the British government designated the neo-Nazi group Atomwaffen Division (AWD) and its successor group, the National Socialist Order (NSO), as terrorist organizations. Under the ban, membership or invitation of support into the group will...

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April 27, 2021

Tech & Terrorism: U.S. Senate Subcommittee Examines Role Algorithmic Amplification Plays In Driving Extremist Content

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law held a hearing today on algorithmic amplification and its role in spreading extremist content on social media platforms. Among those testifying were Facebook’s Vice President...

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April 26, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Propaganda Found On Facebook

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, CEP researchers found links on multiple platforms, including...

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April 19, 2021

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacists On Telegram Continue To Encourage Violence Against Asian-Americans

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, CEP researchers identified numerous examples of extremist...

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April 19, 2021

CEP Webinar with Gilles Kepel: Atmospheric Jihadism And The New Middle East Fault Lines – The Next Generation Of Terror

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to join our upcoming webinar Atmospheric Jihadism And The New Middle East Fault Lines – The Next Generation Of Terror with Dr. Gilles Kepel.

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April 14, 2021

U.S. Lawmaker Urges State Department To Consider Foreign Terrorist Designations For Overseas White Supremacist Groups

Last week, Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) urged U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to combat the rise of domestic extremist activity by designating more than a dozen white supremacist groups abroad as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs)...

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On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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