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December 1, 2019

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "I know a bit about the threat management of violent extremists. In 2015 Michael Gove, who was then justice secretary, asked me to conduct an independent review of Islamist extremism in the prisons and probation...

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November 27, 2019

CEP Senior Director Hans Jakob Schindler discusses the problem of radicalized individuals leaving Syrian refugee camps. "Every nation that has foreign fighters, men or women, in these camps, particularly these camps in Syria which are maintained by...

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November 25, 2019

Extremist Content Online: U.K. Neo-Nazi Active on Online Forum Fascist Forge Arrested

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, a neo-Nazi British teenager was convicted for plotting attacks on synagogues in the United...

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November 25, 2019

"After Hamas, PIJ is the second-largest terrorist group in Gaza and is sponsored by Iran and Syria, according to the nonprofit Counter Extremism Project."

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November 25, 2019

"According to the Counter Extremism Project, a nonprofit that tracks hate groups, Siege Culture and Atomwaffen can be tied to five murders. One of those killings involves suspect Samuel Woodward, 21, who’s been charged in the 2018 fatal stabbing of...

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November 22, 2019

Extremism Spotlight: Arrested ISIS Supporter in Chicago Radicalized by Abdullah Faisal

On November 15, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Jason Brown, a.k.a. Abdul Ja’Me, was arrested for attempting to provide material support and resources to ISIS. According to the DOJ affidavit, Brown was radicalized in prison by viewing...

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November 21, 2019

"Since hosting provider Cloudfare blocked access to the site - following an announcement revealing that the author of the El Paso shootings in Texas, had posted a racist message on the site a few minutes before the attack on a shopping mall that...

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November 20, 2019

Tech & Terrorism: Tech Relies on Fallacious Arguments to Obstruct Regulatory Efforts

Enacted in 2018, Germany’s pioneering and ambitious Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG) represents an important milestone in curbing online extremism. However, the law, which fines online platforms for failures to delete illegal content, has been a...

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November 20, 2019

"The Raising the Bar Act would create a government-backed program to help tech companies eliminate the scourge of posts, images and videos from terrorist groups like ISIS and al-Qaeda on their social networks. The legislation would direct the...

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November 18, 2019

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Issues Threats In Spain, Iraq

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, the pro-ISIS group Muntasir Media issued a threat to Spain and ISIS continued circulating a...

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On September 28, 2020, two Katyusha rockets targeted U.S. troops stationed at Baghdad’s airport, but fell short, striking a house. The impact killed two women and three children and wounded two other children. Iraqi intelligence blamed a small group of Iran-backed fighters.   

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