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July 20, 2022

Joshua Fisher-Birch | CEP Webinar: Western Extremists And The Russian Invasion Of Ukraine In 2022

On July 20, 2022, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) hosted a webinar that addressed the major findings of its latest report,Western Extremists and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine in 2022: All Talk, But Not a Lot of Walk, including the existing...

Extremism News Roundup

July 20, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 20, 2022

“U.N. experts said Tuesday the threat from Islamic State extremists and al-Qaida remains high in conflict areas and neighboring countries and warned that those conflicts will “incubate” the capability for a terrorist operation elsewhere in the world...

Press Release

July 20, 2022

Hezbollah’s International Expansion Dominates Meeting Of Law Enforcement Coordination Group

Monday marked the anniversaries of the 1994 terrorist attack against the Argentine Jewish Mutual Association (AMIA) community center in Buenos Aires and the 2012 terrorist attack in Burgas, Bulgaria. The Argentina attack killed 85 people and wounded...

Extremism News Roundup

July 19, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 19, 2022

“A US airstrike killed two members of an al-Qaeda-affiliated group in Somalia in the first major action by American forces in the East African nation since President Joe Biden sent Special Operations troops back there in May. US Africa Command said...

CounterPoint Blog

Afghanistan Terrorism Report: June 2022

Following is the June 2022 installment of “Afghanistan Terrorism Report.” The authors provide a monthly analysis concerning the developing terrorist threat in Afghanistan as well as a comprehensive overview of that month’s al-Qaeda and ISIS-K...

Press Release

July 18, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Carrd Removes Page For Neo-Nazi Propagandist After CEP Flag

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 on the directory website Carrd, CEP researchers located a neo...

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July 18, 2022

"IS carried out at least 10 confirmed attacks in June in Deir e-Zor, Raqqa, Hama and Homs provinces. The attacks killed at least 25 Syrian regime forces and three civilians, and wounded 26 others. This is the highest number of deaths attributed to IS...

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July 18, 2022

CEP Research Analyst Gregory Waters, co-author of report, writes: "ISIS is waging a resilient insurgency throughout central and north-eastern Syria. It treats these two quasi-independent zones as interconnected theatres, giving it flexibility in its...

Extremism News Roundup

July 18, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 18, 2022

“The US and Iraq agreed on Saturday to increase security ties in order to eliminate a potential ISIS comeback. The agreement was announced in a joint statement issued after talks between US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al...

Extremism News Roundup

July 15, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 15, 2022

“It was a three-day walk through barren mountains to reach safety for tens of thousands of Afghans who fled the Taliban’s battle against a renegade commander and his followers in the district of Balkhab. When fighting erupted three weeks ago...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On December 2, 2017, suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 13 people and injured 53 others in a market in Borno State. The bombers struck as aid workers were distributing food to citizens.   

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