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February 26, 2020

Uncertainty In Afghan Leadership Clouding Path Forward On Permanent Peace

Last Friday, the Trump Administration and the Taliban reached an agreement to reduce violence in Afghanistan. However, one major obstacle the current peace process faces is the confirmation of Ashraf Ghani’s second term win as president of...

Press Release

February 26, 2020

CEP Cryptocurrency Study Findings to be Presented at March 25 Event in Berlin, Germany

The findings of a new cryptocurrency study conducted by the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) and Berlin Risk will be presented March 25 at a public event in Berlin, Germany held in conjunction with the Germany Chapter of the Association of Certified...

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February 24, 2020

Extremist Content Online: Alleged Shooter In Deadly German Attacks Celebrated By White Supremacists On Telegram, Chan-Style Imageboards

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, white supremacist Telegram channels and chan-style...

CounterPoint Blog

Burkina Faso on the Precipice of Chaos

The security situation in Africa’s Sahel region continues to deteriorate. In January 2020, the U.N. envoy to West Africa reported that terrorist attacks have increased fivefold in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger since 2016. In 2019 alone, there were...

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February 21, 2020

CEP Senior Director Hans-Jakob Schindler on Al Jazeera

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler speaks about the right-wing problem in Germany and the permissive environment for extremism and terrorism on the Internet.

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February 21, 2020

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler speaks about the right-wing problem in Germany and the permissive environment for extremism and terrorism on the Internet.

Press Release

February 21, 2020

Shooting In Germany: Right-Wing Extremists Are No Lone Wolves, But An Organized Network

Following the shooting in Hanau, Germany, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) warns against underestimating the threat posed by right-wing extremism.

Press Release

February 20, 2020

Tech & Terrorism: Facebook Continues Lobbying Efforts In Hopes Of Hindering Content Moderation Legislation

The European Union has recently been debating various content moderation laws and policies in an aim to curb the spread of online extremist content. Instead of allowing lawmakers to do their jobs, Facebook has spent significant resources lobbying...

Videos

February 20, 2020

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler on Al-Jazeera English

Hans Jakob Schindler, a senior director at the Counter Extremism Project, talks to Al Jazeera about far-right extremism in Germany and the polarized political environment.

News

February 20, 2020

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler discusses discernable patterns of extremists, in light of the attacks in Hanau, Germany on February 19, 2020, including online radicalization.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On December 6, 2021, alleged ISIS fighters from Syria attacked Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq in Nineveh province’s Makhmour district.   

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