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January 25, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS Propaganda Group Releases Video

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, the pro-ISIS propaganda group War and Media Agency released a...

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January 19, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Propaganda Video 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 located a recent ISIS propaganda video on...

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January 13, 2021

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

Recent events in the United States, in particular the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6 highlighted again the escalating threat by right-wing extremists and terrorists. A new leaderless, transnational, apocalyptic, and violent...

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January 12, 2021

U.S. To Designate Iran-Backed Houthis As Terrorist Group

On Sunday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States intends to designate the Houthis—officially known as Ansar Allah (Partisans of God)—as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) and as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist...

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January 11, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Releases New Propaganda Video

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 released a new propaganda video from their self...

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January 6, 2021

CEP Germany Webinar: The Transnational Violent Right-Wing Extremist and Terrorist Threat in France and Germany

The violent right-wing extremist and terrorist milieu in the United States and Europe has developed a distinctly transnational character in its activities and therefore presents an increasing security threat on both sides of the Atlantic.

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January 5, 2021

The Top 20 Most Dangerous Extremists On Earth

(New York, N.Y.) – The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) today published a list of the 20 most dangerous extremists on the planet. The list highlights the last known location, deaths attributed to these harbingers of terror, as well as analyzing the...

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January 4, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS Magazine “Voice Of Hind” #11 Released

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, the eleventh issue of the pro-ISIS web magazine “Voice of...

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December 21, 2020

Extremist Content Online: New ISIS Video Released On Multiple Websites, Including 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, ISIS released a new, hour-long video titled “To Be Absolved...

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December 17, 2020

Boko Haram Claims Responsibility For Mass Kidnapping In Nigeria

Last week, Boko Haram extremists abducted more than 300 students from a boys’ boarding school in Kankara, northwest Nigeria. The attack was carried out in a town located hundreds of miles from the insurgent group’s stronghold in the Lake Chad Basin...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

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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