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February 26, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 26, 2021

“The United States on Thursday carried out airstrikes in eastern Syria against buildings belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-backed militias responsible for recent attacks against American and allied personnel in Iraq. President Biden...

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February 25, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 25, 2021

“Militants have killed at least 10 people in Nigeria by using rocket-propelled grenades, which local officials describe as a “new trend”. Suspected Boko Haram militants fired from the outskirts of the north-eastern city of Maiduguri into densely...

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February 26, 2021

CEP Webinar: The Current Threat Posed by ISIS Globally and European Threat Assessment

A string of attacks in France throughout 2020; the attack by an ISIS supporter in Vienna, Austria, on November 2, 2020, which killed two and injured 23; as well as the arrests on February 12, 2021, in Denmark and Germany of 14 members belonging to an...

Press Release

February 25, 2021

Pro-ISIS Preacher Sentenced By German Court To Over 10 Years In Prison For Terrorist Activities

On Wednesday, a German court sentenced a radical Islamic preacher known as Abu Walaa to more than 10 years in prison for his role in planning a terrorist attack in Germany, while also fundraising and recruiting for ISIS. Walaa recruited at least...

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February 24, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 24, 2021

“Peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government have resumed in the Qatari capital Doha after weeks of delays, escalating violence and a change in US diplomatic leadership as the Biden administration began. Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem...

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February 24, 2021

France Makes Plans To Ban Ethno-Nationalist Group Generation Identity

Last week, France announced it would implement a ban and begin the dissolution of Generation Identity (GI), a pan-European youth movement and ethno-nationalist group that seeks to stop globalization and what it views as the Islamization of Europe...

Press Release

February 24, 2021

CEP Germany Webinar: The Threat Posed by Transnational Violent Right-Wing Extremism and Terrorism in Finland and Sweden

Arrests in Europe at the end of 2020 and events in the United States in January 2021 highlighted the escalating threat posed by right-wing extremists and terrorists. Since 2014, a new leaderless, transnational, apocalyptic, and violent extreme right...

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February 23, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 23, 2021

“Gunmen killed four aid workers in an ambush in the northwestern Pakistani district of North Waziristan on Monday, police officials said, an attack that could signal a revival of insurgency in the region bordering Afghanistan that was once a...

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February 22, 2021

"According to the Counter Extremism Project, representatives of far-right groups like Alternative für Deutschland in Germany and Lega Nord in Italy have won support in national elections in recent years by pushing anti-immigrant rhetoric. Other...

Press Release

February 22, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Neo-Nazi Weapons Training Video Located On YouTube

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, CEP researchers located a YouTube video of an individual...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On July 23, 2016, two suicide bombers targeted members of Afghanistan’s Hazara ethnic minority who were demonstrating in Kabul. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 97 people and injured 260 others. 

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