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December 16, 2021

U.S.-Trained Somali Counterterrorism Force Abandons Mission

Recent reports have indicated that the Puntland Security Force (PSF), a U.S.-trained Somali counterterrorism force, has abandoned its mission and retreated to its headquarters in protest of a new commander imposed by the Puntland government. The PSF...

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December 16, 2021

"In a separate report by the Counter Extremism Project think tank, titled Female Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Challenges In Repatriation, Prosecution, And Rehabilitation, nations are warned that a lack of action in dealing with female fighters will...

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December 16, 2021

Next U.S. Ambassador To Pakistan Will Engage With Country Beset By Terror Issues

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate held a confirmation hearing for President Joe Biden’s nominee, Donald Blome, to serve as ambassador to Pakistan. He is presently the U.S. ambassador to Tunisia. If confirmed, Ambassador Blome will pilot U.S. engagement in...

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December 15, 2021

Female Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Challenges in Repatriation, Prosecution, and Rehabilitation

Since the 2019 fall of ISIS’s so-called “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, many countries have been faced with the challenge of repatriating female foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) who traveled to the region to participate in the conflict. In its new...

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December 13, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Nordic Resistance Movement & Rise Above Movement Associated Content Located On YouTube

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, a YouTube channel run by the Finnish neo-Nazi website...

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December 13, 2021

CEP Webinar: “Paramilitary Training Activities of Violent Right-Wing Extremists” | Panel 2

Event topic: “Paramilitary Training Activities of Violent Right-Wing Extremists: Threat, Mitigation Opportunities and Challenges” This webinar explored the issue of paramilitary training activities of violent right-wing extremists in Central and...

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December 13, 2021

CEP Webinar: “Paramilitary Training Activities of Violent Right-Wing Extremists” | Panel 1

Event topic: “Paramilitary Training Activities of Violent Right-Wing Extremists: Threat, Mitigation Opportunities and Challenges” This webinar explored the issue of paramilitary training activities of violent right-wing extremists in Central and...

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December 12, 2021

Antisemitism: What’s Old is New Again | Presentation by CEP Senior Research Analyst Josh Lipowsky

On December 12, 2021, CEP Senior Research Analyst Josh Lipowsky gave a presentation for Congregation Brit Shalom in State College, PA. "Antisemitism is threatening the Jewish community. Counter Extremism Project senior research analyst Josh Lipowsky...

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December 9, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler quoted referenced: "Più che parlare di post-Daesh, si evoca un nuovo Daesh con una riorganizzazione del movimento jihadista, tra il ridispiegamento di El e gli appelli di al-Qaida a colpire l’Occidente...

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December 8, 2021

Mass Casualty Attack Prompts U.S. To Condemn Violence In Mali

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of State condemned the December 3 attack on a civilian bus in Mali that killed 31 individuals and wounded 17 others. Gunmen opened fire on the bus as it was traveling from the village of Songho to a market in...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On December 2, 2017, suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers killed 13 people and injured 53 others in a market in Borno State. The bombers struck as aid workers were distributing food to citizens.   

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