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September 15, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed as part of segment on Afghanistan: "A #humanitarian crisis is emerging in #Afghanistan in the wake of the dramatic political changes that have swept the country. UN Secretary-General Antonio...

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September 15, 2021

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interview republished: "A #humanitarian crisis is emerging in #Afghanistan in the wake of the dramatic political changes that have swept the country. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said at a high...

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September 15, 2021

Taliban Government Dominated By Officials On U.N. Security Council Sanctions List

An analysis by Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, the former coordinator of the U.N. Security Council’s ISIL, Al-Qaida and Taliban Monitoring Team, has determined that more than half of the Taliban’s 33-member...

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September 14, 2021

CEP Webinar: Future Terrorism and Security Challenges Emanating from Afghanistan

Even before the recent developments in Afghanistan, the global terrorism threat had become multifaceted and more complex. The international terror networks of al-Qaeda and ISIS affiliates remained resilient—resisting sustained pressure in many...

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September 13, 2021

CEP Advisory Board Member Ambassador Nathan Sales interviewed for podcast: "What went wrong in Afghanistan, and who is to blame? Is America safer today than on September 10, 2001? What lessons should the leaders of America's foreign policy draw from...

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September 13, 2021

Extremist Content Online: Al-Qaeda Celebrates 9/11 Anniversary

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. This week, CEP researchers identified two al-Qaeda propaganda videos, a...

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September 13, 2021

"The director of the Counter Extremism Project, Hans-Jakob Schindler, has worked in the UN Security Council unit that monitors ISIS and Al Qaeda. He believes extremists from Europe may now travel to Afghanistan to train, and that terrorist attacks...

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September 13, 2021

CEP Webinar: The Financial Structures of Violent Right-Wing Extremist Networks in Germany

The financing of violent right-wing extremist organizations and actors has increasingly become the focus of policy discussions. In 2020, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), commissioned by the German Federal Foreign Office, published a comprehensive...

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September 10, 2021

CEP Advisory Board Member Ambassador Nathan Sales quoted: "'The new Taliban is very much the same as the old Taliban,' former Ambassador Nathan Sales, the Trump-era head of the State Department’s Counterterrorism Bureau, told Fox News. 'They still...

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September 10, 2021

CEP Advisory Board Member Ambassador Nathan Sales interviewed: "There are still far too many Americans left behind enemy lines. One American left behind is too many. So, today's a good start. But I have to say we should not be praising the Taliban as...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On December 6, 2021, alleged ISIS fighters from Syria attacked Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq in Nineveh province’s Makhmour district.   

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