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January 31, 2023

CEP Report: Central Syria’s ISIS Insurgency In 2022

(New York, N.Y.) — The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) released a report today detailing ISIS activity last year in central Syria including media activity, number of attacks, impact of attacks, and geographical locations. The report finds that ISIS...

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January 30, 2023

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacist Propaganda Video Amasses Nearly Quarter Million Views On Twitter

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 multiple Twitter accounts spreading...

Extremism News Roundup

January 30, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 30, 2023

“A suicide bomber struck Monday inside a mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least 20 people and wounding as many as 96 worshippers, officials said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing, said...

Press Release

January 30, 2023

CEP Webinar: The Satanic Verses To Charlie Hebdo – The Fatwa’s Legacy

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to the webinar The Satanic Verses to Charlie Hebdo: The Fatwa’s Legacy with journalist Graeme Wood and CEP advisor Liam Duffy.

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January 28, 2023

"The PIJ is a Palestinian terrorist group based in Gaza. It's the second-largest group in Gaza after Hamas and is dedicated to the destruction of Israel and establishing an autonomous Islamic Palestinian state in the lands currently comprising Israel...

CounterPoint Blog

Afghanistan Terrorism Report: December 2022 to January 2023

Following is the December 2022 to January 2023 installment of “Afghanistan Terrorism Report.” The authors provide a monthly analysis concerning the developing terrorist threat in Afghanistan as well as a comprehensive overview of that month’s al...

Extremism News Roundup

January 27, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 27, 2023

“A man who raced a truck down a Hudson River bike path in 2017, killing eight people in what the authorities have called the deadliest terrorist attack in New York City since 9/11, was convicted of murder charges on Thursday by a federal jury and...

Press Release

January 26, 2023

Burkina Faso Orders French Troops To Evacuate As Junta Allegedly Pursues Mercenary Force To Combat Jihadist Violence

French influence in its one-time colony of Burkina Faso has deteriorated since armed soldiers deposed the government in a coup last September and coup supporters attacked the French embassy, believing it was harboring the deposed president. Given...

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January 26, 2023

"'The Brotherhood was formed in Egypt in 1928, four years after the abolition of the Ottoman Caliphate. Since then, the Brotherhood has advocated for the re-establishment of a caliphate, a state ruled by sharia (Islamic law)...Its members carried out...

Extremism News Roundup

January 26, 2023

Eye on Extremism: January 26, 2023

“France will withdraw its troops from Burkina Faso in the next month after the military junta asked it to leave, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday, in a move that will further reduce its presence in a region facing a growing Islamist insurgency...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

So you go to India, and if you see a Hindu walking down the road you are allowed to kill him and take his money, is that clear? Jews should be killed ... as by Hitler. People with British passports, if you fly into Israel, it is easy. Fly into Israel and do whatever you can. If you die, you are up in paradise. How do you fight a Jew? You kill a Jew. In the case of Hindus, by bombing their businesses.

Abdullah Faisal, ISIS Propagandist Undated
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