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September 14, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 14, 2021

“The greatest threat to the U.S. from international terrorists comes from nations such as Yemen, Somalia, Syria and Iraq, with Afghanistan further down the priority list after the two-decade American troop presence ended, Director of National...

Press Release

September 13, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Al-Qaeda Celebrates 9/11 Anniversary

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. This week, CEP researchers identified two al-Qaeda propaganda videos, a...

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September 13, 2021

"The director of the Counter Extremism Project, Hans-Jakob Schindler, has worked in the UN Security Council unit that monitors ISIS and Al Qaeda. He believes extremists from Europe may now travel to Afghanistan to train, and that terrorist attacks...

Press Release

September 13, 2021

CEP Webinar: The Financial Structures of Violent Right-Wing Extremist Networks in Germany

The financing of violent right-wing extremist organizations and actors has increasingly become the focus of policy discussions. In 2020, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), commissioned by the German Federal Foreign Office, published a comprehensive...

Extremism News Roundup

September 13, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 13, 2021

“Two decades after the 9/11 attacks put terrorism at the center of American foreign policy, some of the same Taliban figures who harbored the planners of that operation in Afghanistan are back in power, including an interior minister with a $10...

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September 10, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 10, 2021

“Nearly a month after its takeover, there has been no formal recognition of the Taliban as the legitimate government of Afghanistan. But that step appears increasingly irrelevant, at least for the short and medium term, as countries around the world...

Videos

September 10, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Sir Ivor Roberts on BBC News

On September 10, 2021, CEP Senior Advisor, former British diplomat and counter-terrorism chief, Sir Ivor Roberts appeared on BBC Two and BBC News to discuss the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and the current situation in Afghanistan.

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September 10, 2021

On September 10, 2021, CEP Senior Advisor, former British diplomat and counter-terrorism chief, Sir Ivor Roberts appeared on BBC Two and BBC News to discuss the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and the current situation in Afghanistan.

CounterPoint Blog

U.K. Proposal Fails Victims of Northern Ireland Terror

September 8 began the start of the trial of 20 people accused of carrying out the November 13, 2015, Islamist terror attacks in Paris that killed 130 people. A victims’ representative summed up the obligation of the French state to the hundreds...

News

September 9, 2021

CEP Advisory Board Member Ambassador Nathan Sales quoted: "'I think the United States is dramatically better in counterterrorism today than we were 20 years ago,' Amb. Nathan Sales, former ambassador-at-large and coordinator for counterterrorism...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On September 17, 2019, a suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated outside a Presidential rally in Charikar, Afghanistan, killing at least 26 people and injuring another 30. Later, a suicide bomber detonated outside the Ministry of Defense in Kabul, killing 22 and wounding 38 others. The Taliban claimed responsibility for both attacks. 

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