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July 28, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 28, 2022

“France could deliver drones and more sophisticated weapons to Benin to help it tackle a worsening Islamist insurgency that is threatening the region, President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday. Macron made the pledge during a joint press conference...

Press Release

July 28, 2022

ISIS Increasingly Looking To Africa To Fund Operations, U.N. Security Council Reports

Africa has become an increasingly important hub for funneling money to ISIS affiliates and fighters, according to a report published last week by the U.N. Security Council. In one instance, funds generated by Kenyan and Ugandan ISIS supporters in...

Extremism News Roundup

July 27, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 27, 2022

“A dispute between Iraq and Turkey over a recent deadly attack in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region escalated at an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday. Iraq’s foreign minister demanded the withdrawal of all Turkish troops from his...

Press Release

July 26, 2022

Tech & Terrorism: GIFCT’s Effectiveness In Curbing Extremist Content Online In Question Ahead Of Global Summit

Today, the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT)––a group founded by Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter––will hold its annual Global Summit to discuss the organization’s efforts in “prevent[ing] terrorist and violent extremists...

Extremism News Roundup

July 26, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 26, 2022

“U.S. and Taliban officials have exchanged proposals for the release of billions of dollars from Afghan central bank reserves held abroad into a trust fund, three sources familiar with the talks said, offering a hint of progress in efforts to ease...

Press Release

July 25, 2022

Extremist Content Online: YouTube Permits Monetization Of Neo-Nazi Video

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 neo-Nazi electronic musician’s...

Extremism News Roundup

July 25, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 25, 2022

“The U.S. has blacklisted former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes for his role in “significant corruption,” U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday, as Washington singled out the former powerful leader of the landlocked South American...

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July 25, 2022

"Dr Hans-Jakob Schindler, at the Counter Extremism Project, said: 'Fraudulent identity documents and passports continue to present a serious security challenge.' ... Dr Schindler explained how the forgeries can be used. 'These facilitate the movement...

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July 25, 2022

CEP research referenced: "Selon le Counter Extremism Project, "le groupe promeut l'idéologie du pouvoir blanc par la prolifération de festivals de musique et d'enregistrements.""

Extremism News Roundup

July 22, 2022

Eye on Extremism: July 22, 2022

“Al-Qaeda-linked militants attacked four towns near the border between Somalia and Ethiopia, the first major assault by the Islamist group since Somalia appointed a new president in May. Towns including Aato and Yeed were targeted in the raids by the...

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