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July 6, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 6, 2022

“France brought home 16 wives of jihadists from sprawling detention camps in northeastern Syria on Tuesday, breaking with a policy that for years had ruled out repatriating and trying adult women who had left to join the Islamic State. The women were...

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July 6, 2022

Deep Fakes Used To Manipulate Real Time Video Conference With Berlin Mayor

Deep fakes appear to be playing a role in the Russia-Ukraine war, demonstrating its potent potential. Recently, Berlin Mayor Franziska Giffey spoke on a video call with an individual posing as Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko. Giffey abruptly ended the...

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July 6, 2022

"Dr Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, said: ‘Fraudulent identity documents and passports continue to present a serious security challenge. ‘These facilitate the movement of people, vehicles, money, and materiel...

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July 5, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS Telegram Channels Call For Terrorist Attacks In France After Sentencing Of Paris Attacker

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. Following the sentencing of Salah Abdeslam for his role in the 2015...

Extremism News Roundup

July 5, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 5, 2022

“A European military task force that helped Mali’s government fight Islamic extremists has formally withdrawn from the West African country amid tensions with its ruling military junta. The French military, which spearheaded the Takuba task force...

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July 4, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed: "To dismantle the Russian media lie about an alleged "neo-Nazism" of the Ukrainians, we turned to the director of the Counter Extremism Project, Hans-Jakob Schindler, for an update on the Azov...

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June 30, 2022

Eye on Extremism: June 30, 2022

“The lone surviving member of a group that carried out a 2015 rampage across Paris was found guilty Wednesday of all charges, including murder and terrorism, and sentenced to life in prison, bringing the biggest criminal trial in modern French...

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June 30, 2022

CEP Senior Research Analyst Sofia Koller writes: "Während Politik, Forschung und Zivilgesellschaft weiterhin diskutieren, wie Radikalisierung und Islamismus eigentlich zu verstehen ist, bereitet Frankreich vor allem der Umgang mit bereits...

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June 29, 2022

"A drone strike by the U.S.-led coalition in northwestern Syria killed a senior member of an al-Qaida-linked group. His name was Abu Hamza al-Yemeni. On this week’s episode of 'The Hunt with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green,' Dr. Hans...

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June 29, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler and Senior Advisor Dr. Hany Farid interviewed on R2 Radio, the public broadcaster of the Stare of Hesse, on the subject of deep fakes.

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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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