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October 11, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 11, 2022

“President Biden has signed a classified policy limiting counterterrorism drone strikes outside conventional war zones, tightening rules that President Donald J. Trump had loosened for a 21st-century method of warfare, according to officials. The...

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October 9, 2022

"One of those groups – the Patriot Front – held a fundraiser in July in Western Pennsylvania and donated to a food pantry in Allentown in May, according to Josh Lipowsky, senior research analyst for the Counter Extremism Project..."

Extremism News Roundup

October 7, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 7, 2022

“The U.S. military announced on Thursday that it had conducted two raids in Syria within a day of each other, killing two key ISIS targets and their associates. According to U.S. Central Command, American forces conducted an airstrike in northern...

Extremism News Roundup

October 6, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 6, 2022

“A suicide bomber struck at a center of Taliban power Wednesday, setting off a blast at a government ministry in the Afghan capital of Kabul and killing at least four people. The explosion went off in the afternoon as workers and visitors were...

Press Release

October 6, 2022

Burkina Faso Sees Second Military Coup In A Year As Russia Makes Inroads Across Sahel

Last week, Burkina Faso President Paul-Henri Damiba was deposed by Captain Ibrahim Traoré and his supporters in a successful coup, the second in the country in the past year. Traoré cited Damiba’s lack of progress in defeating Islamic extremists—the...

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October 6, 2022

"European Eye on Radicalization is very pleased to have been able to interview Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, currently a senior director at the Counter-Extremism Project (CEP) and previously the coordinator of the United Nations’ sanctions monitoring...

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October 6, 2022

CEP Webinar: Back From Raqqa – The Prosecution Of Returnees In Germany And France

Approximately 30 percent of the German women and girls who traveled to Syria and Iraq, mostly to join ISIS, and returned to Germany, have been prosecuted. They were convicted for, inter alia, membership in or support of a foreign terrorist...

Extremism News Roundup

October 5, 2022

Eye on Extremism: October 5, 2022

“The Sahel-based branch of Al Qaeda, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen (JNIM), has claimed an attack on a convoy in Burkina Faso that killed over a dozen soldiers last month, the SITE Intelligence Group said on Tuesday. Islamist militants...

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October 5, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler on Iranian shelling of Kurdish groups in Iraq's Kurdistan region: "I'm not yet aware that there are major troop movements across the border, which would be something new...This was a warning shot against...

CounterPoint Blog

ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in September 2022

Following is the September 2022 installment of “ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency,” a monthly chronicle of attacks by the terrorist group ISIS in central Syria. A review of developments throughout 2021 can be found here, and previous editions...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On December 6, 2021, alleged ISIS fighters from Syria attacked Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq in Nineveh province’s Makhmour district.   

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