Iran

May 02, 2018

Hezbollah’s Influence in Lebanon

The Iranian-sponsored Lebanese terror group Hezbollah has grown militarily and politically despite U.N. resolutions and international agreements demanding its disarmament. In coming parliamentary elections May 6, Hezbollah will attempt to further...

November 01, 2016

Wild Cards in Battle for Mosul

Iraqi Shiite militias have officially joined the fight to retake Mosul from ISIS, despite calls from groups like Human Rights Watch to ban these abusive militias from participating in the fight for the last remaining major city in Iraq under ISIS...

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CEP Senior Advisor Edmund Fitton-Brown interviewed: "Bill is joined by Long War Journal regular and long-time friend of the show, Edmund Fitton-Brown to talk about the Houthis. If you’re here, you’ve heard of them — but how much do you actually know about them? What is their relationship with the Islamic Republic of Iran? Why are they in Yemen? Edmund previously served as the United Kingdom’s Ambassador to Yemen, a role which required him to negotiate and spend a significant amount of time in close quarters with Houthi leaders. He details some of his interactions with them and how the experience shapes his understanding of the region today."

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May 16, 2024
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"“Can further escalation be prevented after Iran's unprecedented attack on Israel? The attack means a "paradigm change" in the conflict between the two countries, said Hans-Jakob Schindler from the Counter Extremism Project in New York.”"

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April 14, 2024
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"An aerial assault was launched by Iran against Israel overnight: The Israeli army says more than 300 missiles and drones were fired. It is the first time Iran has launched a direct military attack on Israel despite decades of hostility. There's been calm over Jerusalem and Tel Aviv in the wake of the barrage. Almost all the missiles were intercepted by Israel and the US. The UK and Jordan have also shot down drones. Air raid sirens sounded across Israel. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard says the assault was in retaliation for an attack on its embassy in Syria on April 1st which killed 16 people including several Iranian generals. What considerations will Israel have to take into account as it decides how to respond? How difficult will it be for Israel and the US to agree on a clear response to this attack? Interview with Hans-Jakob Schindler.”

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April 14, 2024
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“Iran has launched dozens of drones and missiles against Israel. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard says the assault is in retaliation for an attack on its consulate in Syria which killed several generals. It's the first time Iran has launched a direct military attack on Israel despite decades of enmity. Dozens of Israeli fighter jets have been scrambled to intercept incoming missiles and the army says its defenses are ready. Interview with Hans-Jakob Schindler.”

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April 13, 2024
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"Iran has many ways to respond to Israeli strike: Hans-Jakob Schindler, Counter Extremism Project"

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April 10, 2024
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"On this week’s episode of 'The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent JJ Green,' Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director at the Counter Extremism Project, talks about Israel’s strike and says Iran is limited in what it can do."

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April 3, 2024
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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On May 8, 2019, Taliban insurgents detonated an explosive-laden vehicle and then broke into American NGO Counterpart International’s offices in Kabul. At least seven people were killed and 24 were injured.

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