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January 18, 2024

CEP Webinar: The Stakes Of Houthi Aggression Against International Shipping Since Oct. 7

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to a webinar on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, to present a policy paper concerning the threat to global security posed by the Houthi attacks on the international shipping industry since the outbreak of the...

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January 16, 2024

Extremist Content Online: Extreme-Right And Neo-Nazi Content Located On TikTok, Instagram, And Twitter/X

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) produces a weekly report on the methods used by extremist and terrorist groups on the Internet to spread their ideologies and incite violence. Last week, CEP researchers identified around three dozen accounts on...

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January 16, 2024

COUNTERPOINT BRIEF: U.K. DECLARES HIZB UT-TAHRIR A TERRORIST GROUP

Yesterday, U.K. Home Secretary James Cleverly declared the global Islamist group Hizb ut-Tahrir (“Party of Liberation” “HT”) a terrorist group, laying down a draft order that could go into effect later this week, pending parliamentary debate and vote...

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January 12, 2024

COUNTERPOINT BRIEF: RETALIATORY STRIKES LAUNCHED AGAINST HOUTHI TARGETS

(New York, N.Y.) — Yesterday, a U.S.-led coalition launched retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed Houthi rebel targets in Yemen in an effort to weaken the group’s ability to conduct its campaign against commercial shipping in the Red Sea. Together...

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January 9, 2024

CEP Online Roundtable: Responding To Blasphemy

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to an online roundtable on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 to hear from leading experts on political violence and free speech on the complex question of how democracies should respond to blasphemy terrorism...

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January 4, 2024

New CEP Report: The Wagner Group In The Central Sahel – Decolonization Or Destabilization?

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) released a new report today, The Wagner Group In Central Sahel: Decolonization or Destabilization? The report analyzes the implications of the Kremlin-based Wagner Group’s involvement in countering insurgencies in...

Hamas senior leader Saleh al-Arouri at meeting in Moscow

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January 2, 2024

CEP BRIEF: HAMAS LEADER SALEH AL-AROURI KILLED IN ALLEGED ISRAELI STRIKE IN LEBANON

On January 2nd, Hamas military leader and financier Saleh al-Arouri was killed in an alleged Israeli strike in the Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, according to reports from the Hezbollah-linked al Mayadeen and confirmed by Hezbollah. Arouri had been...

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December 24, 2023

MULTIPLE ARRESTS IN EUROPE HIGHLIGHT COMPLEX THREAT OF ISLAMIST TERRORISM

On December 23rd, Austrian and German authorities arrested several individuals linked to Islamist terrorist cells that had planned to use explosive devices to attack Christmas services in Cologne, Germany, Vienna, Austria, and Madrid, Spain...

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December 21, 2023

Help Support CEP’s Influential Monitoring Of Afghanistan Since The Taliban Takeover

Since Western troops withdrew from Afghanistan in 2021, the new Taliban regime has struggled to maintain security and rein in terrorism. It has also imposed devastating restrictions on women and girls. This year, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP)...

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December 20, 2023

CEP Webinar: Spying, Extorting and Filtering – How The Houthis Control Telecommunications In Yemen

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to a webinar on Thursday, January 11, 2024 to present a new, in-depth report concerning a major source of Houthi intelligence and revenue: telecommunications in Yemen.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On January 23, 2019, two car bombs exploded outside of a mosque in Benghazi, Libya, killing 41 people and injuring 80 others. No group claimed responsibility for the blast, but remnants suggested an ISIS affiliate was responsible.  

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