CEP's new resource, Guide to Online Propagandists, profiles online radical thought leaders who are active on social media platforms like YouTube and encourage violence and hate. While YouTube in November 2017 banned the videos of notorious al-Qaeda...
Ahmad Musa Jibril
Khuram Shazed Butt—the leader of London Bridge attackers—was reportedly radicalized and driven to violence in part by watching online lectures from extremist clerics. CEP reiterated that social media companies like YouTube still are not doing enough...
Four years ago, three Islamist terrorists drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge and proceeded to stab people in the nearby area, taking the lives of eight and injuring almost 50 others. The suspected ringleader, Khuram Butt, was a member of...
Freedom of speech and freedom of religion are key rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. Unfortunately, there are some in our country who have used the Constitution as an enabling device to further their advocacy of violent ideologies and...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
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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The United States today imposed financial sanctions on three Lebanese businessmen—Ade Diab, Ali Mohamad Daoun, and… https://t.co/e996BCnCSa
The United Arab Emirates will also seek to build pressure through the UN Security Council over a strike by Iran-bac… https://t.co/JEbC6msj4U
In Somalia on Sunday, a government spokesman was injured in a suicide bomb attack in the capital, Mogadishu https://t.co/v2BA3hvHl2
Dozens of gunmen ransacked a village and killed more than 50 people, according to residents—the latest violence in… https://t.co/8bhlKYd3S1
British authorities arrested two teenagers in Manchester after a UK national flew to the U.S., bought a weapon, and… https://t.co/MFzxKlxSjP
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