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April 1, 2021

"KENYA needs urgent government action to combat rampant illicit trade as an explosive new report reveals its links to corruption, organized crime, and terrorism in the region. The report, published by the independent Counter Extremism Project (CEP)...

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April 1, 2021

"East Africa, a key security partner in the war on terror and a principal engine of economic development on the African continent, is being critically undermined by illicit trade, according to the new report by the Counter Extremism Project (CEP)...

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April 1, 2021

"The report, published today by the independent Counter Extremism Project (CEP), says illegal trade in almost every commercial sector is financing gangsters, warlords and militants and is threatening jobs, the economy and the fragile security of East...

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April 1, 2021

CEP Webinar: Extremism Meets Paramilitarism in Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe

In 2020, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) conducted an extensive project, commissioned by the German Federal Foreign Office, on the transnational connectivity of the violent right-wing extremist and terrorist scene(s) in Western Europe and the...

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March 31, 2021

"Extremist fighters and terror campaigns are being paid for through the unlawful activities which are becoming 'more sophisticated', said Sir Ivor Roberts, a former British diplomat in Lebanon and head of counter-terrorism in the Foreign Office. He...

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March 31, 2021

Houthis Increase Attacks Amid Decreased U.S. Support for Arab Coalition

Attacks on Saudi Arabian critical infrastructure and civilians in the region are increasing in frequency as the United States reduces its support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. The Iran-backed Houthis have claimed responsibility for a wave of...

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March 31, 2021

CEP Strategic Advisor Liam Duffy writes: "So, even as attention turns elsewhere and despite the horrors already suffered, it’s likely the challenges posed by jihadism lie ahead rather than behind us. All of this makes the question of whether...

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March 31, 2021

CEP Book Discussion: Black Flags of the Caribbean

On March 31, 2021, CEP hosted a webinar book discussion with Dr. Simon Cottee, senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Kent, regarding his recently published study on the jihadist hotspots in the Caribbean. About the Book: The Caribbean...

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March 31, 2021

CEP research referenced: "According to the Counter Extremism Project, the Rise Above Movement was founded by Rundo in 2017 as a 'white supremacist gang' involving mixed martial arts fighters. The Counter Extremism Project said that Rise Above...

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March 31, 2021

CEP release quoted: "East Africa - a key security partner in the war on terror and a principal engine of economic development on the African continent—is being critically undermined by illicit trade, according to the new report An Unholy Alliance...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

God forbid, if a time comes when we have no choice but to watch our citizens breathe their final breaths, and when there are no ventilators… we will make six million Israeli settlers unable to breathe.

Yahya Sinwar, Leader of Hamas in Gaza Apr. 2, 2020
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