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November 13, 2022

CEP Affiliated Researcher Kacper Rekawek writes: "The 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine only strengthened this concern as some commentators worried that Ukraine’s call for foreign volunteers could further embolden extremists and result in a high...

Extremism News Roundup

November 14, 2022

Eye on Extremism: November 14, 2022

“Turkey blamed Kurdish militants on Monday for an explosion that killed six people on a busy Istanbul shopping street, and police detained a Syrian woman suspected of having planted the bomb among a sweep of 47 arrests. Istanbul police named the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On November 25, 2021, al-Shabaab carried out a suicide car bombing targeting an African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) convoy as it drove by a school in Mogadishu. The attack left 8 dead and 17 wounded, including teachers and students at Mocaasir Primary and Secondary School. 

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