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July 15, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Facebook Edition

Today, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) is launching the first of a new series, Extremist Content Online: Facebook Edition, that will track extremists’ misuse of Meta-owned Facebook to spread propaganda, recruit followers, and incite violence. The...

Extremism News Roundup

July 14, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 14, 2022

“The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group threatened Israel with military escalation Wednesday if a future deal over the disputed maritime border between the two countries is not in Lebanon’s favor. Sayyed Hassan Narallah said in a televised...

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July 13, 2022

"On Tuesday, the Pentagon announced that a U.S. drone strike killed a leader of the Islamic State group in Syria. On this week’s episode of “The Hunt” with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, the senior director at the Counter Extremism...

Videos

July 14, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler on GLOBAL with JJ Green

On July 12, 2022, Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Senior Director of the Counter Extremism Project, joined GLOBAL with JJ Green for episode, "U.S. military kills 'mysterious' ISIS leader. Who was Maher al-Agal?" Dr. Schindler revealed who Agal was and why...

Press Release

July 13, 2022

ISIS Claims Jailbreak In Nigeria, Hundreds Of Inmates Freed

(New York, N.Y.) — The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), the Nigeria-based chapter of ISIS, has claimed responsibility for the July 6 attack on a maximum-security prison in Abuja. The jailbreak, the first one conducted by ISWAP in the...

Extremism News Roundup

July 13, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 13, 2022

“The U.S. military carried out a drone strike in Syria on Tuesday that officials said killed a top Islamic State commander, the third major American counterterrorism operation in the country’s northwest in the past month. The attack killed Maher al...

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July 13, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed about new EUROPOL TE-SAT report on terrorism financing aspects.

News

July 12, 2022

CEP Senior Director Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed: "Terrorismus-Experte Hans-Jakob Schindler spricht bei WELT über die Tötung des Anführers der Dschihadistenmiliz Islamischer Staat (IS) in Syrien. Maher Al-Agal gehörte zum „engsten Führungskreis...

Press Release

July 12, 2022

CEP Welcomes Former UK Ambassador Edmund Fitton-Brown To Its Advisory Board

Today, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) announced the addition of Ambassador Edmund Fitton-Brown, a former coordinator of the U.N. Security Council’s ISIL (Da’esh), al-Qaida, and Taliban Sanctions Monitoring Team and British diplomat, to its...

Extremism News Roundup

July 12, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 12, 2022

“In the summer of 2014, as his followers were ravaging the cities of northern Iraq, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi convened a secret meeting with a weapons expert whose unusual skills the terrorist chief was anxious to acquire. His guest...

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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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