Ayman al-Zawahiri

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CEP Senior Advisor Lucinda Creighton writes: "Us president’s Joe Biden’s announcement of a successful US drone strike on Ayman al-Zawahiri, one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, could be described as both a triumph and an indictment of America’s anti-terror strategy all at once."

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August 6, 2022
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CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler interviewed on the killing of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.

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August 5, 2022
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"John Kirby, National Security Council Spokesman, Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, Sr. Director of the Counter Extremism Project and Shawn Turner, former Communications Director for the Director of National Intelligence, discuss what happened, how it happened and what it means."

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August 5, 2022
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"'This would be an easy win for the Iranians,' said Mr. Schindler, who is now New York-based senior director at the Counter Extremism Project, an international policy organization focused on extremist ideology. 'This could be a point where a chip that they’ve been guarding so carefully could play out at quite considerable benefit.'"

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August 4, 2022
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"Hans-Jakob Schindler, Sr. Director of the Counter Extremism Project (former Coordinator of the U.N. Al Qaida, Taliban, ISIS monitoring team) discusses what happened."

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August 03, 2022

CEP Analysis: Al-Qaeda’s Next Leader

The death of Ayman al-Zawahiri this week has left a temporary void in the leadership of al-Qaeda, but contenders are emerging as likely successors according to Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director and former Coordinator of the United...

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"Former UN terrorism expert Hans Jacob Schindler, director of the Counter Extremism Project, issued a warning to nations to remain vigilant. 
'Zawahiri’s death is a significant counter-terrorism success, but it should not be cause for anyone to let their guard down,' he said."
 

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August 3, 2022
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