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November 17, 2016

Deadly Mali Attack Marked the Reemergence of Al-Qaeda in West Africa

One year after a deadly attack in Mali, CEP is releasing updated resources on the Islamic extremist groups responsible for the attack, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and al-Mourabitoun, as well as Mali's struggles to combat extremists while...


November 16, 2016

As governments and societies around the world grapple with the increasing threat posed by extremism, it is increasingly evident that counter-extremism efforts require the engagement of a multitude of actors across society. Working to help tackle...

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November 15, 2016

Three of Nine Minnesota Men Sentenced For Roles in ISIS Conspiracy Case

CEP released updated reports on three Somali–American men from Minnesota who were sentenced by a federal judge in Minneapolis after pleading guilty to supporting and conspiring to provide material support to ISIS. Prosecutors say in spring of 2014, a...

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November 14, 2016

CEP Releases Updated Afghanistan Resources Following Recent Taliban and ISIS Attacks

CEP released updated resources on Afghanistan following recent Taliban and ISIS attacks that left at least 32 people dead and more than 180 wounded. According to the U.N., Afghanistan suffered a record number of casualties in 2015, with 3,500...


November 11, 2016

CEP Advisor and Dartmouth College Computer Science Professor Dr. Hany Farid, in a special interview with Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper, discusses eGLYPH, the technology he developed with CEP that can that can automatically detect and remove extremist...

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November 10, 2016

Paris Attacks One Year Later: Greater Worldwide Effort Necessary to Combat Extremism

One year after the November 13, 2015 ISIS attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and injured 350 others, CEP released detailed resources on the perpetrators and called for greater worldwide efforts to combat extremism, including measures to prevent...


November 10, 2016

Jihadists have long debated whether a centralized or decentralized organizational model is optimal. This debate extends also to terrorist attacks: Is it more effective when they are conceptualized and planned by a central organization, or are “lone...

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November 8, 2016

CEP Releases Report on Abu Sayyaf Group Following Attack in South Philippines

CEP released a new resource on Islamist terrorist organization the Abu Sayyaf Group, known for its kidnappings and beheadings, as Philippine authorities investigate ASG’s murder of a German woman and the kidnapping of her husband from their sailboat...


November 4, 2016

In this national security podcast hosted by JJ Green, CEP Spokesperson Tara Maller discusses terrorism committed by women, what is driving the recruitment of women by ISIS and other extremist groups, and what's being done to counter it.


November 3, 2016

Military-oriented videos have been the bedrock of IS propaganda, but the group’s ability to govern once featured heavily as well — on average accounting for one-fifth of the media analyzed by Milton and a quarter of IS videos reviewed in separate...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On October 27, 2018, domestic terrorist Robert D. Bowers carried out an anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. He fired on congregants as they gathered for worship, killing 11 people and wounding six others.

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