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May 4, 2022

"On this edition of 'The Hunt with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green,' Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, talked about the case of one of the ISIS 'Beatles.'"

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May 4, 2022

"A significant drop in ISIS attacks in Syria is due to new fighters being integrated into the group, a terrorism monitor has said. The Counter Extremism Project (CEP), which keeps a monthly record of attacks by ISIS, suggests fighters freed in the...

Extremism News Roundup

May 4, 2022

Eye on Extremism: May 4, 2022

“Al Qaeda-linked militants overran an African Union peacekeepers' camp in the centre of Somalia, a security source and the group said on Tuesday, in what appears to be one of the al Shabaab group's biggest attacks this year. A resident said three...

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May 3, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Explosive Device ‘How To’ Video Posted On Neo-Nazi Telegram Channel In Russian

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. CEP researchers located a Russian-language neo-Nazi Telegram channel...

Extremism News Roundup

May 3, 2022

Eye on Extremism: May 3, 2022

“The Palestinian militant group Hamas claimed responsibility Monday for a deadly shooting that left an Israeli security guard dead at the entrance of a Jewish settlement in the West Bank last week. It was the first time Hamas has claimed such an...

CounterPoint Blog

ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in April 2022

Following is the April 2022 installment of “ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency,” a monthly chronicle of attacks by the terrorist group ISIS in central Syria. A review of developments throughout 2021 can be found here, and a full background and...

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May 2, 2022

"Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project and former coordinator of the ISIL, al-Qaida, and Taliban Monitoring Team of the UN Security Council, told The Media Line that the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan last...

Extremism News Roundup

May 2, 2022

Eye on Extremism: May 2, 2022

“A powerful explosion killed more than 50 worshippers after Friday prayers at a Kabul mosque, its leader said, the latest in a series of attacks on civilian targets in Afghanistan during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The blast hit the Khalifa...

Press Release

April 29, 2022

Tech & Terrorism: European Policymakers Reach Agreement On Regulating Big Tech

Over the weekend, European policymakers reached a provisional political agreement to adopt the Digital Services Act (DSA), first proposed in 2020, which aims to upgrade liability and safety rules for digital platforms, services, and products...

Extremism News Roundup

April 29, 2022

Eye on Extremism: April 29, 2022

“A British terrorist convicted over his role in the torture and killings of Western hostages in Syria is expected to come face to face with his victims’ families when he is sentenced in a US court today. Alexanda Amon Kotey, a 38-year-old Islam...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On May 22, 2019, al-Shabaab fighters detonated a car bomb at a security checkpoint near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing at least nine people and injuring 13 others. 

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