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November 7, 2022

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacists Use Telegram To Share Advice On Carrying Out Terrorist Attacks

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, a white supremacist accelerationist Telegram channel posted a...

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November 4, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Facebook Edition

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit Meta-owned Facebook to spread propaganda, recruit followers, and incite violence in order to hold the popular social media platform accountable for its...

CounterPoint Blog

ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in October 2022

Following is the October 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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November 3, 2022

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "For me, as a counter-extremism expert and former prison governor, with long experience of serious-incident command, it made depressing reading. I once coined the phrase ‘institutional timidity’ to describe the...

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November 3, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler writes: "Historically, terrorist financing included donations, the misuse of non-profit organisations and criminal acts such as kidnapping, theft or the illicit drug trade and more recently, the...

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November 3, 2022

Al-Shabaab Kills More Than 100 In Deadliest Bombings Since 2017

Somalia was struck by twin car bombings near Somalia’s education ministry in Mogadishu on Saturday. More than 100 casualties were reported, with 300 others wounded. Al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda’s formal affiliate in East Africa, claimed responsibility for...

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November 2, 2022

Register Now: CEP Webinar Launching The 4R Network

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to join us for a webinar launching the Radicalization, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, and Recidivism (4R) Network, a program designed to establish a national ecosystem of actors in the United States...

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November 1, 2022

"IS-Somalia "is much more invested in its ability to support ISIS networks elsewhere," Edmund Fitton-Brown, a former top U.N. official who is now a senior adviser to the New York and Berlin-based Counter Extremism Project (CEP), told VOA."

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November 1, 2022

"The nonpartisan Counter Extremism Project defines “The Great Replacement Theory” here: The Great Replacement Theory is an ethno-nationalist theory warning that an indigenous European—e.g., white—population is being replaced by non-European...

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November 1, 2022

CEP Senior Advisor Radek Sikorski writes: "On 17 October, the Council of the European Union agreed to a new package of human rights-related sanctions against 11 Iranian individuals and four entities linked to Tehran’s crackdown on protesters and the...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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