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January 10, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 10, 2022

“Survivors of a deadly attack in Nigeria’s northwest said Sunday the death toll has reached 200, but authorities said that only 58 people were killed in the three days of bloodshed — the latest attack in a cycle of violence in the West African nation...

Extremism News Roundup

January 7, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 7, 2022

“The sister of a slain federal officer is suing Facebook’s parent company Meta, alleging it bears responsibility for her brother’s killing during racial justice protests in 2020. Facebook facilitated the hateful far-right “boogaloo” movement, leading...

Press Release

January 7, 2022

Extremist Content Wrap Up 2021

Extremists continued to exploit the Internet in 2021 by spreading propaganda, exhortations to commit violence, and manuals on several websites and platforms that could assist individuals committing acts of terrorism. In 2021, the Counter Extremism...

Extremism News Roundup

January 6, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 6, 2022

“The Taliban will officially recruit suicide bombers to become part of the army as the militant group tries to contain its biggest security threat from rival Islamic State since forming government in Afghanistan four months ago. Before sweeping into...

Extremism News Roundup

January 5, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 5, 2022

“Two explosive-laden drones were shot down on Tuesday by Iraq's air defenses as they approached the Ain al-Asad air base, which hosts U.S. forces, west of Baghdad, an official of the U.S.-led international military coalition said. U.S. officials in...

CounterPoint Blog

ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in December 2021

Following is the December 2021 installment of “ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency,” a monthly chronicle of attacks by the terrorist group ISIS in central Syria. Previous editions of ISIS Redux can be viewed through the following links: November...

Press Release

January 5, 2022

Somali Political Turmoil Widens Door For Al-Shabaab, Weakens Fight Against Terrorism

Last week, in the latest spasm of political turmoil in war-torn Somalia, President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed suspended Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble over corruption accusations. Mohamed alleged that the ousted prime minister had been looting...

Extremism News Roundup

January 4, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 4, 2022

“Yemen’s Houthi rebels seized an Emirati-flagged ship, explosive-laden drones targeted the Iraqi capital’s airport and hackers hit two Israeli newspapers on Monday, raising tensions in the Middle East as Iran-aligned militias attacked U.S. allies on...

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January 3, 2022

"Dr Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, a think tank, believes the platform will remain 'toxic until regulation is introduced'. 'The issue with Facebook is the combination of a hermetically sealed platform that is...

Extremism News Roundup

January 3, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 3, 2022

“Even as they appeal to the world to release frozen humanitarian aid funds and bank accounts, Taliban officials are taking new actions to restrict women’s freedoms and dismantle democratic institutions — defying the top two international concerns...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

 On January 21, 2021, two ISIS suicide bombers attacked an open-air market in Tayaran Square, central Baghdad. 32 civilians were killed and more than 110 others were wounded.

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