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June 1, 2016

CEP Report Explores ISIS’s Persecution of Gay People

CEP today released the report, ISIS's Persecution of the Gay Community, an in-depth exploration of ISIS's brutal and sadistic execution of gay men in areas under its control in Iraq and Syria.

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May 24, 2016

European Responses to Terror Examines Europe’s Policies on Extremist Violence

CEP today released the report, European Responses to Terror, a detailed examination of European government policy responses to acts of political and religious violence from the end of World War II to the present.

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May 16, 2016

CEP “Daily Dose” Highlights Extremist Rhetoric, Actions

CEP's new resource, the “Daily Dose – Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions,” highlights extremists’ own words to reveal the violent and dangerous nature of their beliefs, goals, and strategies. The Daily Dose can be viewed on the CEP homepage just...

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April 28, 2016

CEP Interactive Map Spotlights Extremism & Counter-Extremism Efforts Country by Country

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) today released its new Areas of Operation map that describes extremism and counter-extremism efforts in 24 countries, and depicts the geographic scope and impact of extremist and terrorist groups. The mapping tool...

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April 26, 2016

CEP Applauds Facebook and Twitter for Shutting Down Hamas Accounts for Inciting Violence

(New York, NY) – The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) today applauded reports that social media companies Facebook and Twitter had suspended accounts connected to the terror group Hamas and issued the following statement, attributable to CEO...

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April 26, 2016

Counter Extremism Project Strategic Policy Analyst Supna Zaidi Peery to Testify Before House Committee on Homeland Security

CEP Strategic Policy Analyst Supna Zaidi Peery will testify before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence on April 27. The hearing will examine the current threat ISIS affiliates and its supporters pose to U.S...

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March 31, 2016

CEP Resource Details History, Ideology of Global Islamist Movement Hizb ut-Tahrir

CEP released a new resource detailing the history, leadership, growth and beliefs of Hizb ut-Tahrir, an Islamist organization operating in 40 countries that advocates for the establishment of a global caliphate.

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March 25, 2016

CEP Releases New Resources on ISIS Attackers and Extremism in Belgium Following Brussels Bombings

CEP released new resources on ISIS terrorists as well as extremism and counter-extremism in Belgium in the aftermath of the March 22 bombings that killed 31 people in attacks at Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station.

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March 22, 2016

CEP Condemns Attacks in Belgium

Following is a statement from CEP CEO Ambassador Mark D. Wallace and President Frances F. Townsend “Following the attacks in Paris last November that killed 130 – planned and carried out in part by individuals with connections to Belgium, including...

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March 17, 2016

CEP Applauds Secretary Kerry for Declaration of ISIS Genocide

CEP issued a statement applauding Secretary of State John Kerry for declaring that ISIS has been committing genocide against minority groups under its control, including Yezidis, Christians, and Shia Muslims.

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


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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