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April 5, 2023

In this week’s edition of “The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green,” Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, said ISIS leader Khalid Aydd Ahmad al-Jabouri was a shadowy figure.

Extremism News Roundup

April 4, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 4, 2023

United States CNN: US Strike Kills Senior ISIS Leader In Syria, US Central Command Says “A US strike in Syria has killed a senior ISIS leader who planned attacks into Europe, United States Central Command said in a statement. The strike, carried out...

CounterPoint Blog

ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in March 2023

Following is the March 2023 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 2022 and 2021 can be found here and here . The...

Press Release

April 3, 2023

CEP Webinar: The Polish Independence March as a Contact Hub and Model for European Extremism

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to a presentation of our report entitled, "The Polish Independence March as a Contact Hub and a Model for European Extremism."

Extremism News Roundup

April 3, 2023

Eye on Extremism: April 3, 2023

“The US has bolstered its military forces in the Middle East following a series of attacks on US troops in Syria attributed to Iranian-affiliated militias, the Pentagon said Friday. A squadron of A-10 attack aircraft are deploying to the region ahead...


March 31, 2023

"Joshua Fisher-Birch, an analyst for the Counter Extremism Project, told VICE News that Rundo’s arrest is a 'positive development' but it likely won’t deeply impact the 'active clubs.' '“Even though Rundo has been the public face of the movement, it...


March 31, 2023

"Hans-Jakob Schindler of the Berlin-based Counter Extremism Project told the Bundestag that the dearth of information about the financing of Islamist groups in Germany is partly due to 'legal gaps and hurdles, existing limitations on the powers of...


March 30, 2023

CEP Webinar: The Transnational Nexus of Right-Wing Extremism and Organized Crime | A. Ritzmann

On March 29, 2023, Mr. Alexander Ritzmann (Lead author & Germany chapter author; CEP Senior Advisor), gave a presentation on, "The Transnational Nexus of Violence-Oriented Right-Wing Extremism, Terrorism, and Organized Crime" The new CEP study can be...

CounterPoint Blog

ISIS Women in Court: Nadine K. – What Role in the Yazidi Genocide?

The women who left Germany to join ISIS and returned are standing trial. This new CEP blog series follows the trials of some of these female returnees. The first part on Monika K. can be found here . An overview of the state of prosecutions in...


March 29, 2023

"Months ago, when devastating earthquakes struck Turkey and Syria, another major development took place. A number of ISIS fighters were able to bribe their way, using U.S. dollars, out of prisons in the region. On this week’s episode of 'The Hunt...

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On September 15, 2019, a truck bomb exploded outside of the Al-Rai Hospital in Syria’s Aleppo Governorate, killing 12 civilians and injuring many more. There were no immediate claims of responsibility. 

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