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February 24, 2021

CEP Germany Webinar: The Threat Posed by Transnational Violent Right-Wing Extremism and Terrorism in Finland and Sweden

Arrests in Europe at the end of 2020 and events in the United States in January 2021 highlighted the escalating threat posed by right-wing extremists and terrorists. Since 2014, a new leaderless, transnational, apocalyptic, and violent extreme right...

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February 22, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Neo-Nazi Weapons Training Video 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, CEP researchers located a YouTube video of an individual...

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February 18, 2021

Tech & Terrorism: DOJ Indicts North Korean Operatives For Cryptocurrency Extortion Through Cyberwarfare

On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) unsealed an indictment against three intelligence operatives from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The individuals are accused of conspiring to steal and extort cash and...

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February 16, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Content Located 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 continued to find ISIS propaganda on Facebook...

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February 8, 2021

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacist Telegram Users Promote Alternate Platforms

(New York, N.Y.) – 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 supremacist Telegram channels...

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February 4, 2021

Tech & Terrorism: Facebook’s Groups Feature Shown To Provide Platform For Hate Speech

Despite Its Own Problems, Tech Giant Casts Blame On Other Sites (New York, N.Y.) — For years, users have been spreading “blatant misinformation and calls to violence” on Facebook’s Groups feature. In August, data scientists warned company executives...

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February 3, 2021

CEP Germany Webinar: The Threat Posed by Transnational Violent Right-Wing Extremism and Terrorism in the United Kingdom and the United States

(New York, N.Y / Berlin) – The violent riot at the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6 highlighted the escalating threat posed by right-wing extremists and terrorists. A new leaderless, transnational, apocalyptic, and violent extreme right-wing...

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February 2, 2021

Al-Shabaab Militants Stage Attack In Somali Capital Ahead Of National Elections

(New York, N.Y.) – Last weekend, militants attacked the Afrik Hotel in Mogadishu, a well-known hub for Somali politicians and law enforcement officials. The extremist group al-Shabaab—which is linked to al-Qaeda—claimed responsibility for the attack...

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February 1, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Affiliated Amaq News Videos Located On Several Websites

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, ISIS-affiliated Amaq News released a video showing the...

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January 27, 2021

CEP Report: Understanding The History And 21st Century Manifestations Of Anti-Semitism

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) published new reports today that chronicle the historic roots of anti-Semitism, its persistent themes, and its modern manifestations. CEP’s Anti-Semitism resource is comprised of two reports, which provide a basis...

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God forbid, if a time comes when we have no choice but to watch our citizens breathe their final breaths, and when there are no ventilators… we will make six million Israeli settlers unable to breathe.

Yahya Sinwar, Leader of Hamas in Gaza Apr. 2, 2020
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