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March 24, 2024

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed: "IS-KP, IS Khorasan Province is a very special affiliate of the Islamic State. Purposefully set up by the Islamic State center from Iraq and Syria, they sent emissaries into Afghanistan. It's...

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March 23, 2024

"Authorities in Russia say more than 60 people have been killed after shooters opened fire in a concert hall near Moscow. It's the worst attack Russia has faced in 20 years. The so-called Islamic State claimed responsibility. Others reportedly...

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March 23, 2024

"Afghanistan's IS branch was built by the group's envoys arriving from Iraq and Syria -- unlike almost everywhere else in the world, where pre-existing outfits pledged to its cause, said Hans-Jakob Schindler, director of the Counter Extremism Project...

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March 22, 2024

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Attack At Moscow Concert Hall

On the evening of March 22, a large-scale terror attack occurred in Moscow, reportedly killing 40 individuals and injuring at least 100. ISIS via its propaganda outlet Amaq News Agency claimed responsibility for the attack.

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March 22, 2024

CEP CEO Ambassador Mark D. Wallace & CEP Senior Advisor Ambassador Edmund Fitton-Brown write: "Washington's misplaced priorities in the Middle East over the last decade have left tens of millions exposed to the aggression of an Iranian-backed menace...

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March 22, 2024

"This all-too-timely topic will be explored by Josh Lipowsky, Senior Research Analyst of the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), at a B'nai Shalom Culture and Learning Center (CLC) event. “Unfortunately, what’s old is new again with anti-Semitism at its...

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March 22, 2024

CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "There’s precious little room for manoeuvre. We are perilously close to a time I can remember back in the mid-90s when governors refused to take convicted prisoners from court because there was no cell space...

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March 22, 2024

"Yemen's Houthi rebels have told China and Russia that their ships can pass through the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea safely. The Houthis have been attacking vessels off the Yemeni coast since November. The militant group had vowed to continue attacks...

CounterPoint Blog

UNRWA and Extremism: Frequently Asked Questions

What is UNRWA? The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) provides humanitarian services to Palestinians that the United Nations defines as refugees. These services include, but are not limited to...

CounterPoint Blog

Reciprocal Reactivity: The Lina E. Case and Left- v. Right-Wing Transnational Extremist Networks

The case of Lina E. and her fellow group members—the perpetrators of some of the most prominent left-wing attacks in Germany since the Red Army Faction—captured the attention of the German press from 2021 to 2023. This string of violent attacks...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

We reiterate once again that the brigades will directly target US bases across the region in case the US enemy commits a folly and decides to strike our resistance fighters and their camps [in Iraq].

Abu Ali al-Askari, Kata’ib Hezbollah (KH) Security Official Mar. 2023
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