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November 11, 2022

EU Should Adopt New Approach To Curbing Misuse Of Cryptocurrencies By Extremists

Cryptocurrencies are paving the way for extremists and terrorists to facilitate domestic and cross-border funding, while simultaneously working outside regulated channels. On November 3, Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director and former...

Press Release

November 10, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Instagram Edition

In a sample of content located on Meta-owned Instagram on November 8, CEP located 10 accounts that posted a variety of pro-ISIS content including clips and photos from official ISIS videos and pro-ISIS posts. In addition, 10 extreme right accounts...

Extremism News Roundup

November 10, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 10, 2022

“The focus may be on the midterms and the Russia-Ukraine war, but the Pentagon is quietly starting to build infrastructure in Syria for a long-haul fight with the Islamic State. Roughly 900 special forces are still working overtime to help local...

Extremism News Roundup

November 9, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 9, 2022

“President Macron will use a speech in Toulon on Wednesday to bring to an official end France's eight-year anti-jihadist operation in the Sahel. Operation Barkhane has been inoperative since February, when France announced its military withdrawal...

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November 9, 2022

"On this week’s episode of 'The Hunt' with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler lays out the consequences, as France ends counterterrorism operation in the Sahel region."

Extremism News Roundup

November 8, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 8, 2022

“The U.S. on Monday imposed its second round of sanctions in less than a week on people and firms in Africa who it says have provided financial or material support to the Islamic State group. The latest financial penalties target South African...

Press Release

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...

Extremism News Roundup

November 7, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 7, 2022

“British police said Saturday that evidence revealed “an extreme right wing motivation” behind an attack last week at an immigration center on the English coast, describing it as “a terrorist incident.” A 66-year-old man threw at least two gasoline...

Press Release

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 in...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

Without doubt, the secularists are evil and more malicious than the polytheists and secularism is farther astray from the path and more malicious than polytheism. The secularists who are associated with Islam even [merely] by identity are considered apostates by a group of scholars. The Jews, Christians, those who worship graves, and many polytheists and unbelievers have committed lesser acts of unbelief than the secularists.

Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, Salafist propagandist Mar. 1, 2021
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