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January 12, 2022

"But a senior adviser for the Counter Extremism Project, Prof Ian Acheson, said the 'total failure' of Cambridge University and its subsidiary to put in place any system of risk assessment and to discharge its duty of care to its volunteers was 'the...

Extremism News Roundup

January 11, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 11, 2022

“A group of Taliban officials met over the weekend in Iran with leaders of several armed Afghan resistance groups, reportedly offering to let them return home safely. It was the first direct interaction between Afghanistan’s new rulers and an...

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January 10, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Extreme Right And White Supremacists Celebrate One Year Anniversary Of U.S. Capitol Attack

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, members of the extreme right and white supremacists...

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January 10, 2022

CEP Senior Advisor Norman Roule interviewed: "The Cipher Brief talked with Expert Norm Roule, who served as Former National Intelligence Manager for Iran at ODNI – and now travels routinely to the region for meetings with high-level officials in...

Extremism News Roundup

January 10, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 10, 2022

“Survivors of a deadly attack in Nigeria’s northwest said Sunday the death toll has reached 200, but authorities said that only 58 people were killed in the three days of bloodshed — the latest attack in a cycle of violence in the West African nation...

Extremism News Roundup

January 7, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 7, 2022

“The sister of a slain federal officer is suing Facebook’s parent company Meta, alleging it bears responsibility for her brother’s killing during racial justice protests in 2020. Facebook facilitated the hateful far-right “boogaloo” movement, leading...

Press Release

January 7, 2022

Extremist Content Wrap Up 2021

Extremists continued to exploit the Internet in 2021 by spreading propaganda, exhortations to commit violence, and manuals on several websites and platforms that could assist individuals committing acts of terrorism. In 2021, the Counter Extremism...

Extremism News Roundup

January 6, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 6, 2022

“The Taliban will officially recruit suicide bombers to become part of the army as the militant group tries to contain its biggest security threat from rival Islamic State since forming government in Afghanistan four months ago. Before sweeping into...

Extremism News Roundup

January 5, 2022

Eye on Extremism: January 5, 2022

“Two explosive-laden drones were shot down on Tuesday by Iraq's air defenses as they approached the Ain al-Asad air base, which hosts U.S. forces, west of Baghdad, an official of the U.S.-led international military coalition said. U.S. officials in...

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ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency in December 2021

Following is the December 2021 installment of “ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency,” a monthly chronicle of attacks by the terrorist group ISIS in central Syria. Previous editions of ISIS Redux can be viewed through the following links: November...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On January 15, 2019, al-Shabaab gunmen stormed an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The attack lasted over 12 hours, killing 22 people and wounding 27 others.   

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