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December 16, 2021

Next U.S. Ambassador To Pakistan Will Engage With Country Beset By Terror Issues

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate held a confirmation hearing for President Joe Biden’s nominee, Donald Blome, to serve as ambassador to Pakistan. He is presently the U.S. ambassador to Tunisia. If confirmed, Ambassador Blome will pilot U.S. engagement in...

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December 15, 2021

Female Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Challenges in Repatriation, Prosecution, and Rehabilitation

Since the 2019 fall of ISIS’s so-called “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, many countries have been faced with the challenge of repatriating female foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) who traveled to the region to participate in the conflict. In its new...

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December 13, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Nordic Resistance Movement & Rise Above Movement Associated Content Located On YouTube

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, a YouTube channel run by the Finnish neo-Nazi website...

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December 8, 2021

Mass Casualty Attack Prompts U.S. To Condemn Violence In Mali

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of State condemned the December 3 attack on a civilian bus in Mali that killed 31 individuals and wounded 17 others. Gunmen opened fire on the bus as it was traveling from the village of Songho to a market in...

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December 6, 2021

Extremist Content Online: YouTube Hosts Video of Debate With Neo-Nazi James Mason Who Promotes Antisemitism and Violence

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, evangelist Bob Larson and neo-Nazi James Mason had a live...

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December 2, 2021

Tech & Terrorism: U.S. Court Sentences ISIS Supporter To 16 Years In Prison For Aiding Terror Group

On November 19, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Elvis Redzepagic was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for “attempting to provide material support and resources to the designated foreign terrorist organizations the Islamic State...

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December 2, 2021

Turkey Under Pressure To Shut Down Hamas Operations Within Its Borders

Last week, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid called on the Turkish government to shut down Hamas offices within Turkey’s borders after Israel broke up a Hamas cell of more than 50 operatives who Israel's Shin Bet security agency said were directed...

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November 30, 2021

CEP Applauds Australia’s Intention To Designate Hezbollah And The Base as Terrorist Organizations

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) released the following statement today applauding the Australian government’s announcement that it would designate Hezbollah and The Base as terrorist organizations:

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November 30, 2021

CEP Spotlight: Dr. Hany Farid

CEP Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid, an internationally recognized expert in digital forensics, misinformation, algorithmic amplification, image analysis, and hashing technology, is a professor at UC Berkeley with a joint appointment in Electrical...

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November 22, 2021

Neo-Nazi Telegram Channel Continues Doxing FDA, CDC Officials

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. This week, CEP researchers found a neo-Nazi Telegram channel being used...

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On January 15, 2019, al-Shabaab gunmen stormed an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The attack lasted over 12 hours, killing 22 people and wounding 27 others.   

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