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September 15, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed as part of segment on Afghanistan: "A #humanitarian crisis is emerging in #Afghanistan in the wake of the dramatic political changes that have swept the country. UN Secretary-General Antonio...

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September 15, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interview republished: "A #humanitarian crisis is emerging in #Afghanistan in the wake of the dramatic political changes that have swept the country. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at a high...

Extremism News Roundup

September 15, 2021

Eye on Extremism: September 15, 2021

“Afghanistan’s new foreign minister said Tuesday that the Taliban governing the country remain committed to not allowing militants to use their territory to launch attacks. But he refused to say when or if the country’s new rulers would create a more...

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September 15, 2021

Taliban Government Dominated By Officials On U.N. Security Council Sanctions List

An analysis by Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, the former coordinator of the U.N. Security Council’s ISIL, Al-Qaida and Taliban Monitoring Team, has determined that more than half of the Taliban’s 33-member...

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September 14, 2021

CEP Webinar: Future Terrorism and Security Challenges Emanating from Afghanistan

Even before the recent developments in Afghanistan, the global terrorism threat had become multifaceted and more complex. The international terror networks of al-Qaeda and ISIS affiliates remained resilient—resisting sustained pressure in many...

Extremism News Roundup

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...

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September 13, 2021

CEP Advisory Board Member Ambassador Nathan Sales interviewed for podcast: "What went wrong in Afghanistan, and who is to blame? Is America safer today than on September 10, 2001? What lessons should the leaders of America's foreign policy draw from...

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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...

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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...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

The current stage demands that we exhaust the enemy until it whines and moans due to economic and military bleeding. It is in this context that the operations outside the theatre in which the enemy expects us to strike, operations on enemy soil and beyond enemy lines becomes evident.

Ayman al-Zawahiri, Leader of al-Qaeda Sept. 11, 2021
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