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February 2, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 2, 2021

“British troops sent to Mali as part of an international force facing an Islamist insurgency have started carrying out missions in an area which has seen extensive jihadist violence and had come under attack recent attacks. Around 200 troops and 60...

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February 2, 2021

"The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) think tank has been monitoring ISIS and far-right propaganda across social media sites. The report said that the video was spread more widely through a number of file-sharing sites."

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February 1, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Affiliated Amaq News Videos Located On Several Websites

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, ISIS-affiliated Amaq News released a video showing the...

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February 1, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 1, 2021

“American airstrikes in a joint mission with Iraqi forces have killed the top Islamic State leader in Iraq, an attack aimed at stemming the group’s resurgence and exacting retribution for a deadly double-suicide bombing in Baghdad last week. The ISIS...

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January 29, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 29, 2021

“A far-right extremist in Germany was convicted Thursday and sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a regional politician who had advocated helping refugees — a brazen killing that shocked the country. In its verdict against 47-year-old...

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January 28, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 28, 2021

“The Department of Homeland Security issued its first-ever national terrorism bulletin about violent domestic extremists, warning they could attack in the coming weeks, emboldened by the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. DHS, in an advisory Wednesday...

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January 27, 2021

CEP senior researcher Josh Lipowsky writes: "CEP has concluded that, contrary to reports of a new anti-Semitism, what we see in the world today is very much the same anti-Semitism we have witnessed for thousands of years but repackaged to fit modern...

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January 27, 2021

Eye on Extremism: January 27, 2021

“Malian and French forces killed about 100 jihadists and took another 20 captive in a joint operation this January in central Mali, the West African nation's army says. It says the campaign lasted from January 2 to 20 and targeted areas bordering...

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January 27, 2021

CEP Executive Director David Ibsen writes: "...a closer look at Big Tech’s history with removing extremist and terrorist content reveals that the industry has done little to seriously address the systemic ills that plague social media platforms."

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January 27, 2021

CEP Report: Understanding The History And 21st Century Manifestations Of Anti-Semitism

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) published new reports today that chronicle the historic roots of anti-Semitism, its persistent themes, and its modern manifestations. CEP’s Anti-Semitism resource is comprised of two reports, which provide a basis...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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