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December 1, 2014

Counter Extremism Project Statement on Warnings to U.S. Armed Forces to Censor Social Media

It is unfortunate that American service men and women must limit their social media activity and presence lest they attract the attention of extremists seeking to commit acts of violence on American soil. It is particularly troubling that Americans...

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November 21, 2014

CEP Calls on Twitter to Take Immediate Action to Stop Extremist Misuse of Its Platforms

(New York, NY) – A notorious online extremist operating under the name Mujahid Miski has used Twitter to threaten to behead Fran Townsend, former Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor to President George W. Bush and President of the Counter...

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November 6, 2014

CEP Reacts to Reports President Obama Communicated With Iranian Supreme Leader

“While basic sectarian distinctions suggest that Iran shares Western concerns regarding ISIS, Iran is not a partner. Iran has been the world’s leading sponsor of terror and has worked continuously and openly to undermine coalition efforts to...

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October 7, 2014

Former U.S. Attorney Michael Garcia Joins Advisory Board of Counter Extremism Project

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) announced today that former United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Michael Garcia, has joined the organization’s advisory board alongside former U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman, former State...

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September 24, 2014

Counter Extremism Project Applauds President Obama's UN General Assembly Speech

Click through for a joint statement from the leadership of the Counter Extremism Project, Ambassador Mark Wallace, Former Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor Fran Townsend and Senator Joseph Lieberman on President Obama's UN General...

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September 22, 2014

New Global Organization to Target Extremist Groups, Expose Financing Networks

New York, NY – Today, a renowned group of international leaders and former diplomats announced the formation of the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), an organization aimed at combating extremism and exposing its hidden support networks through a...

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On May 23, 2016, two suicide bombings at a military base in Aden, Yemen, killed at least 45 army recruits and injured approximately 60 people. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.   

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