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January 13, 2024

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed for story "The US has carried out a second day of military strikes on Houthi rebel targets in Yemen. US officials say the new targets posed a threat to shipping in the Red Sea, which has been...

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January 13, 2024

"Hans-Jakob Schindler, Middle East expert and Senior Director of the transatlantic think tank Counter Extremism Project, said that the global economy would face a grave problem if the situation continues. We cannot do without the Suez Canal for a...

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January 12, 2024

"Due to their scattered nature, the exact number of active clubs can be difficult to quantify. However, a September 2023 report from the nonprofit Counter Extremism Project identified 46 active clubs across the United States. Most of these clubs are...

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January 12, 2024

"'Without the Gaza war, IS would get the headlines,' said Hans-Jakob Schindler, director of the Counter Extremism Project think tank. 'It puts considerable pressure on IS to remain relevant.'"

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January 12, 2024

"The Houthis are a Yemeni militia group named after their founder, Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi. They represent the Zaidi branch of Shia Islam and emerged in the 1980s in opposition to Saudi Arabia's religious influence in Yemen. With an estimated 20...

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January 12, 2024

"Houthi rebels have promised to retaliate for airstrikes carried out by the US and UK in Yemen. Washington and London say they hit the targets to protect international shipping from Houthis attacks. Counter extremism expert Hans-Jakob Schindler says...

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January 12, 2024

CEP Senior Advisor Ambassador Edmund Fitton-Brown: "The great majority threat is from Islamist extremists. And yes...white supremacists...there is a problem of that kind in the U.K. And it should be taken seriously. But I worry that there may be some...

CounterPoint Blog

CounterPoint Brief: Retaliatory Strikes Launched Against Houthi Targets

Yesterday, a U.S.-led coalition launched retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed Houthi rebel targets in Yemen in an effort to weaken the group’s ability to conduct its campaign against commercial shipping in the Red Sea. Together with British forces...

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January 12, 2024

COUNTERPOINT BRIEF: RETALIATORY STRIKES LAUNCHED AGAINST HOUTHI TARGETS

(New York, N.Y.) — Yesterday, a U.S.-led coalition launched retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed Houthi rebel targets in Yemen in an effort to weaken the group’s ability to conduct its campaign against commercial shipping in the Red Sea. Together...

Extremism News Roundup

January 12, 2024

Eye on Extremism: January 12, 2024

“The U.S. military has unleashed large-scale retaliatory airstrikes against multiple Houthi targets in Yemen following months of attacks by the Iranian-backed militants on commercial shipping in the Red Sea, a U.S. official said Thursday. The...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On February 26, 2015, a Boko Haram suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a market in Biu, Nigeria, killing 19 people and injuring 20 others. A second attempted-suicide bomber was caught and beaten by a crowd before he was able to carry out his attack.

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