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 Radek Sikorski writes: "On 17 October, the Council of the European Union agreed to a new package of human rights-related sanctions against 11 Iranian individuals and four entities linked to Tehran’s crackdown on protesters and the death of Amini – including Iran’s morality police. It is in this context that there is a need to reflect on how Europe’s narrowly focused pursuit of a nuclear deal (officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA) has prevented it from taking meaningful action against ongoing human rights violations in Iran."

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November 1, 2022
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CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler on Iranian shelling of Kurdish groups in Iraq's Kurdistan region: "I'm not yet aware that there are major troop movements across the border, which would be something new...This was a warning shot against those Kurdish groups to not to try to cross the border into Iran or not to try to do any attacks inside Iran while the regime deals with the unrest." 

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October 5, 2022
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Friday, Sep 30, 2022

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler on GLOBAL with JJ Green

"Iran's IRGC accused of launching cross-border attacks in Iraq to quell support for protest movement."

Hans-Jakob Schindler, Sr. Director of the Counter Extremism Project, says the Iranian regime is concerned that the "chaos that this regime created" could spill over into ethnic unrest.

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"Hans-Jakob Schindler, Sr. Director of the Counter Extremism Project, says the Iranian regime is concerned that the "chaos that this regime created" could spill over into ethnic unrest."

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September 30, 2022
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CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "The attempted murder of Salman Rushdie is not shocking. That’s the shocking thing about it. In due course we will see whether, as is alleged, his assailant was acting in conjunction with the Iranian Islamist impulse to attack the apostate – a widening net, knit faster by our own secular fanatics, which  drags in and dehumanises anyone who dissents from a fundamentalist worldview."

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August 15, 2022
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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On November 25, 2021, al-Shabaab carried out a suicide car bombing targeting an African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) convoy as it drove by a school in Mogadishu. The attack left 8 dead and 17 wounded, including teachers and students at Mocaasir Primary and Secondary School. 

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