On November 9, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) and the European Policy Centre (EPC) held a webinar and launched their joint publication, Marching home? Why repatriating foreign terrorist fighters is a pan-European priority . The report examines...
CEP Webinar: The State And Foreign (Terrorist) Fighters With Islamist And Right-Wing Extremist Backgrounds
The recent ISIS terrorist attack in Vienna was a reminder of the threat posed by the ongoing presence of extremist Islamist networks in Europe. The alleged perpetrator identified as Kujtim Fejzulai—a wannabe foreign terrorist fighter (FTF), who...
Online Policy Dialogue: Marching Home? Why Repatriating Foreign Fighters Must Be A Pan-European Priority
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP), in cooperation with the European Policy Centre (EPC), is pleased to invite you to this online policy dialogue and launch event of their joint publication.
The last decade saw an immense flurry of interest concerning the issue of foreign (terrorist) fighters. As ISIS gained control over significant areas in Iraq and Syria, a significant flow of foreign recruits occurred. They traveled thousands of miles...
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) published a new report today that analyzes the profiles of individuals that joined the conflict in the Ukraine from abroad. The study, Career Break or New Career? Extremist Foreign Fighters in Ukraine , focuses on...
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP), in conjunction with the Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS), will host a webinar on April 1, where new research into the phenomenon of foreign fighters in the war in Ukraine will be presented.
"Kacper Rekawek, a nonresident research fellow at the Counter Extremism Project who is familiar with documents between the Ukrainian military and foreign fighters, said that the legion contract appears to be real."
A new Counter Extremism Project (CEP) report authored by CEP non-resident fellow Dr. Kacper Rekawek, A Year Of Foreign Fighting For Ukraine, analyzes how the war is being fought, who is fighting, and what challenges governments must contend with as...
"Internal documents show that the Legion is struggling. Recruitment has stagnated. The Washington-based Counter Extremism Project wrote in March that the Legion and affiliated groups 'continue to feature individuals widely seen as unfit to perform their duties.'"
CEP report A Year Of Foreign Fighting For Ukraine referenced in Belgian news: "Ukra En het Counter Extremism Project in Washington schreef in maart nog dat het Legioen en gelieerde groepen "'personen blijven aantrekken die algemeen beschouwd worden als ongeschikt om hun taken uit te voeren.'"
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On September 15, 2019, a truck bomb exploded outside of the Al-Rai Hospital in Syria’s Aleppo Governorate, killing 12 civilians and injuring many more. There were no immediate claims of responsibility.
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