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January 16, 2020

"The Base is a neo-Nazi group that trains members to fight a race war and encourages the onset of anarchy, according to the Counter Extremism Project."

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January 16, 2020

"The Counter Extremism Project, which tracks far-right extremists, lists The Base as an 'accelerationist group that encourages the onset on anarchy.' The FBI has grown more concerned with the group’s presence as it has focused on recruitment efforts...

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January 16, 2020

"The Base has become a growing concern for the FBI, The Times reported. It encourages anarchy by sowing social unrest and political tension in a movement called 'accelerationism,' according to the Counter Extremism Project, a group that tracks far...

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January 16, 2020

"'If Mathews had … pledge[d] allegiance to a group like ISIS, there would have been a much more intense manhunt for him,' said Joshua Fisher-Birch, a New York-based research analyst with the not-for-profit Counter Extremism Project."

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January 15, 2020

Roundup: Extremist Content Online

(New York, N.Y.) – The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports regularly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Despite tech companies’ recent promises to remove...

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January 14, 2020

Tech and Terrorism: Far-Right Extremists Advocate Violence in Response to Virginia’s Proposed Gun Control Laws

Researchers at the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) found that on January 8, an extreme right-wing user of a chan imageboard advocated violence in response to the potential gun control laws advancing in the Virginia General Assembly. CEP also...

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January 14, 2020

CEP Senior Research Analyst Josh Lipowsky writes: "Hezbollah has clearly demonstrated it has no compunction about striking inside Europe. Germany must no longer allow it the opportunity. The misplaced belief that designating the group in its entirety...

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January 14, 2020

"Joshua Fisher-Birch of the Counter Extremism Project, a U.S.-based terrorism watchdog, told VICE doxing and swatting are common “intimidation tactics” used “to target racial, ethnic, or religious groups, harm opponents, or to try to prevent...

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January 13, 2020

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Uploads New Video From Self-Proclaimed West Africa Province

(New York, N.Y.) – 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. This week, ISIS released a new video including...

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January 9, 2020

Tech & Terrorism: European Officials Express Concern For Online Self-Radicalization

Belgian and U.K. officials have expressed concern over the risk of individuals radicalizing online to terrorism. Belgian Federal Prosecutor Frédéric Van Leeuw discussed the challenge of “inspired terrorism,” which makes it difficult for authorities...

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On June 24, 2017, Tehrik-i Taliban Pakistan (TTP) launched back-to-back explosions at a market in Kurram Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in northwest Pakistan. The attack killed 67 people who were shopping in preparation for a religious holiday and wounded 200 others. 

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