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April 9, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 9, 2021

“An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 76-year-old Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat to life in prison on terrorism charges, according to the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper. Ezzat was convicted on terrorism charges related to violence after the...

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April 9, 2021

"Kacper Rekawek, a researcher at the nonprofit Counter Extremism Project and the author of a 2020 report on right-wing foreign fighters in Ukraine, told me that European intelligence agencies began taking notice years ago of extremists going to the...

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April 8, 2021

"'[Atomwaffen Division] has specifically advocated for violence since they were founded in 2015,' said Joshua Fisher-Birch, a terrorism analyst at the Counter Extremism project who monitors the group and its adjacent movement. '[S] everal of their...

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April 8, 2021

"Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, talked about the similarities in how ISIS and QAnon managed to appeal to people to join, and how they also attract the same type of person, during an episode of The Hunt...

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April 8, 2021

CEP research analyst Gregory P. Waters writes: "The kidnapping and prisoner exchange conducted Tuesday afternoon by an ISIS cell in central Syria raises new questions about the structure of the insurgency. The local dynamics of the insurgency are...

Extremism News Roundup

April 8, 2021

Eye on Extremism: April 8, 2021

“East Africa—a key security partner in the war on terror and a principal engine of economic development on the African continent—is being critically undermined by illicit trade, according to the new report An Unholy Alliance: Links Between Extremism...

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Reflections on Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 8 is Yom HaShoah, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is observed by Jewish communities around the world. It is a day to specifically remember and honor the six million Jews systematically targeted for extermination by the Nazis. There is...

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April 8, 2021

CEP report referenced: "A new report has cited weak border controls, lack of security infrastructure and market surveillance tools as factors behind the increasing market for illegally imported and exported goods in the East African region."

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April 7, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed on the similarities in radicalization processes between ISIS and QAnon and how to address them.

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April 7, 2021

"Illicit trade is the driving force for some of the deadliest terror organizations operating in the East African region, Counter Extremism Project (CEP) report has shown."

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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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