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February 18, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 18, 2021

“President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Tuesday to keep French troops in the Sahel region of western Africa, to help “decapitate” Al-Qaeda-linked insurgent groups that local governments are struggling to hold back. But while Macron said there would be...

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February 17, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 17, 2021

“Men armed with knives, machetes and pick-axes killed 10 people in an overnight attack on a village in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a witness and a local rights group said on Tuesday, blaming a Islamist militia. Killings by armed groups more...

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February 17, 2021

CEP Senior Director Hans-Jakob Schindler spoke with J.J. Green of WTOP's The Hunt about how ISIS continues to post material on Facebook, and gets away with it.

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February 16, 2021

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Content Located On Facebook

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 continued to find ISIS propaganda on Facebook...

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February 16, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 16, 2021

“A rocket attack on the airport in the northern Iraqi city of Erbil on Monday killed a civilian contractor with the American-led military coalition and wounded six others, including a U.S. service member, according to a coalition spokesman. Several...

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February 12, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 12, 2021

“The United Nations confirmed Thursday an attack on its convoy in Afghanistan killed at least five members of the local security force escorting it. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said its staff and vehicles were unhurt in the...

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February 11, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 11, 2021

“Twenty United Nations peacekeepers were wounded, several seriously, in central Mali on Wednesday when their base came under fire, the U.N. mission said. The base near the town of Douentza was attacked around 0700 GMT, the U.N. peacekeeping mission...

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February 11, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Alexander Ritzmann referenced: "In the past, says extremism expert Alexander Ritzmann, right-wing extremists were focused on the fight for their own country. Today, though, the focus has shifted – to the defense of the "white race...

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February 10, 2021

CEP Senior Advisor Alexander Ritzmann writes: "Die Rechtsextremen in den einzelnen Ländern verbindet ihre transnationale rechtsextreme Ideologie der Ungleichwertigkeit von Menschen. Sie alle eint, dass sie die offene Gesellschaft bekämpfen wollen."

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February 10, 2021

Eye on Extremism: February 10, 2021

Reuters: Five Killed In Kabul As Attacks Increasingly Target Civilians “Five government employees were killed in two separate attacks in Afghanistan’s capital on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a series in which civilians have been targeted...

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