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November 3, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler writes: "Historically, terrorist financing included donations, the misuse of non-profit organisations and criminal acts such as kidnapping, theft or the illicit drug trade and more recently, the...

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November 3, 2022

Al-Shabaab Kills More Than 100 In Deadliest Bombings Since 2017

Somalia was struck by twin car bombings near Somalia’s education ministry in Mogadishu on Saturday. More than 100 casualties were reported, with 300 others wounded. Al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda’s formal affiliate in East Africa, claimed responsibility for...

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November 2, 2022

Register Now: CEP Webinar Launching The 4R Network

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to join us for a webinar launching the Radicalization, Rehabilitation, Reintegration, and Recidivism (4R) Network, a program designed to establish a national ecosystem of actors in the United States...

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November 1, 2022

"IS-Somalia "is much more invested in its ability to support ISIS networks elsewhere," Edmund Fitton-Brown, a former top U.N. official who is now a senior adviser to the New York and Berlin-based Counter Extremism Project (CEP), told VOA."

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November 1, 2022

"The nonpartisan Counter Extremism Project defines “The Great Replacement Theory” here: The Great Replacement Theory is an ethno-nationalist theory warning that an indigenous European—e.g., white—population is being replaced by non-European...

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November 1, 2022

CEP Senior Advisor Radek Sikorski writes: "On 17 October, the Council of the European Union agreed to a new package of human rights-related sanctions against 11 Iranian individuals and four entities linked to Tehran’s crackdown on protesters and the...

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October 31, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Bratislava Attacker’s Manifesto Removed From The Internet Archive

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. CEP researchers located the October 12 Bratislava shooter’s manifesto on...

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October 31, 2022

"About 1,150 individuals left Germany and traveled to the Middle East to join ISIS and other terrorist groups. Germany has conducted various repatriation operations bringing back ISIS-affiliated women and minors though many male fighters remain in...

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October 28, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Facebook Edition

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit Meta-owned Facebook to spread propaganda, recruit followers, and incite violence in order to hold the popular social media platform accountable for its...

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October 28, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler Remarks at a Special Meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee

On October 28, 2022, CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler participated in the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee's (CTC) Special Meeting on “countering the use of new and emerging technologies for terrorist purposes.” The CTC convened...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On January 23, 2019, two car bombs exploded outside of a mosque in Benghazi, Libya, killing 41 people and injuring 80 others. No group claimed responsibility for the blast, but remnants suggested an ISIS affiliate was responsible.  

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