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October 12, 2022

Senior Director at the Counter-Extremism Project Dr Hans-Jakob Schindler told 9News.com.au the terror group has not yet regained its 2002-era prominence. "There has been a steady trickle of terrorist incidents for which JI is reported to be...

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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..."

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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...

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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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September 30, 2022

CEP Senior Research Analyst Sofia Koller and CEP Advisor Liam Duffy in European Eye on Radicalization Webinar

This event is a European Eye on Radicalization webinar looking at the debate over repatriating Islamic State (ISIS) foreign fighters from the camps in Syria. Despite the destruction of ISIS’s “caliphate” taking place in March 2019, more than three...

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September 30, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler on GLOBAL with JJ Green

"Iran's IRGC accused of launching cross-border attacks in Iraq to quell support for protest movement." Hans-Jakob Schindler, Sr. Director of the Counter Extremism Project, says the Iranian regime is concerned that the "chaos that this regime created"...

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September 30, 2022

"Hans-Jakob Schindler, Sr. Director of the Counter Extremism Project, says the Iranian regime is concerned that the "chaos that this regime created" could spill over into ethnic unrest."

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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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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