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February 8, 2020

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "In the meantime we must deal with things as they are. We need a framework for sentencing and releasing prisoners and this is in progress. The quantity of years given to an extremist is less important than the...

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February 6, 2020

"Recent events appear to have damaged The Base’s reputation among white supremacists, but Joshua Fisher-Birch, a researcher with the Counter Extremism Project, said it is too early to say what effect it will have on the group’s radicalized members."

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February 6, 2020

"The Counterextremism Project reports that a neo-Nazi album has been found on the file hosting service recently. Reports suggest that the music contains lyrics praising a “white ethnostate” and encouraging the “murder and genocide” of ethnic...

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February 6, 2020

"On this week’s edition of The Hunt, Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, tells WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green that confirmation is complicated."

Press Release

February 5, 2020

AQAP’s Leader Qasim Al-Raymi Presumed Dead After U.S. Airstrike

On January 31, 2020, the United States announced that they recently conducted an airstrike that is believed to have resulted in the death of Qasim al-Raymi, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s (AQAP) leader. After having led al-Qaeda’s branch in...

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February 5, 2020

"Al-Shabab, which means 'the Youth' in Arabic, is believed to have formed around 2006. The U.S. State Department designated the group as a terrorist organization two years later, and in 2012, they pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda, according to the...

Videos

February 4, 2020

CEP Researcher Liam Duffy on talkRADIO

CEP Researcher Liam Duffy discussed deradicalization, counter-radicalization, and how the UK compares to other countries with Matthew Wright on talkRADIO.

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February 4, 2020

CEP Senior Advisor and former prison governor, Professor Ian Acheson speaks to Cathy Newman about the emergency legislation the U.K. government is preparing which would end automatic early release for terrorists

Press Release

February 4, 2020

Extremist Content Online: ISIS & White Supremacists Call For Violence Against Religious And Racial Minorities

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’s spokesman called for attacks on Jews in an audio...

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February 4, 2020

CEP Senior Advisor Professor Ian Acheson on Channel 4 News

CEP Senior Advisor and former prison governor, Professor Ian Acheson peaks to Cathy Newman about the emergency legislation the U.K. government is preparing which would end automatic early release for terrorists.

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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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