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December 15, 2020

Tech & Terrorism: Europe Takes Action To Combat Online Extremism

After a series of terror attacks earlier this year in Austria and France, the European Union, its member states, and the United Kingdom are taking new steps to reduce online extremism and stem the dissemination of terrorist propaganda.

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December 14, 2020

Extremist Content Online: Numerous ISIS Nasheeds Located On SoundCloud

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 numerous ISIS nasheeds on SoundCloud...

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December 10, 2020

CEP Webinar: Islamism – Bridging the Atlantic Divide

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to our webinar Islamism – Bridging the Atlantic Divide.

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December 7, 2020

Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS Group Releases Two Propaganda Videos Responding To Netflix’s “Mosul”

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 pro-ISIS propaganda channel on Telegram released two videos...

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December 4, 2020

CEP Report Launch: Gradualists to Jihadists – Islamist Narratives in the West

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to the launch of our new report, Gradualists to Jihadists: Islamist Narratives in the West.

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December 1, 2020

Tanzania, Mozambique Join Forces To Fight Growing Islamist Insurgency

Last week, Tanzania and Mozambique announced they would begin conducting joint operations against Islamist militants along their shared border. The cooperation was spurred by attacks by ISIS-affiliated militants from Mozambique on Tanzanian villages...

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November 25, 2020

CEP-GLOBSEC Webinar: The Muslim Brotherhood in North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Conclusions for the Region

Radical political Islamism has received increasing attention, especially following the recent terror attack in Austria and the subsequent arrests that aimed to curtail this ideology in order to prevent future attacks. Whether this will be successful...

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November 23, 2020

ICYMI: CEP Report Examines Transnational Violent Extreme Right-Wing (XRW) Movement

In November 2020, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) released its report, Violent Right-Wing Extremism – Transnational Connectivity, Definitions, Incidents, Structures and Countermeasures, which was commissioned by the German Federal Foreign Office...

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November 18, 2020

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

The U.S. State Department is reportedly planning on designating the Yemen-based Houthis as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO). The renewed focus on designating the Iran-backed group follows a terrorism and intelligence review deliberated by the...

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November 18, 2020

ICYMI: CEP-EPC Report Calls For Pan-EU Policy For Return Of Foreign Terrorist Fighters

On November 9, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) and the European Policy Centre (EPC) held a webinar and launched their joint publication, Marching home? Why repatriating foreign terrorist fighters is a pan-European priority. The report examines...

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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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