CEP released new resources on ISIS terrorists as well as extremism and counter-extremism in Belgium in the aftermath of the March 22 bombings that killed 31 people in attacks at Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station.
ISIS shootings, suicide bombings, and mass beheadings are documented on a daily basis. However troubling these frequent reports may be, the broader picture is even more frightening; the terror group has amassed far more firepower than explosives and guns. Multiple authoritative reports describe...
CEP applauded the creation of a government-wide Countering Violent Extremism Task Force, to be housed at the Department of Homeland Security under the direction of George Selim, to coordinate all CVE programs in America.
CEP CEO Mark D. Wallace wrote about the challenges posed by terrorists using social media and encyrption to propagandize, recruit and plan attacks in an editorial published in the Washington Post December 16.
On December 6, 2015, President Obama addressed the American public in the aftermath of the San Bernardino terrorist attack carried out by Tashfeen Malik and her husband Syed Rizwan Farook that killed 14 and wounded 21.
The President had much to say about what his administration was doing...
President Obama’s 13-minute speech from the Oval Office Dec. 6 was intended to allay the concerns of the public over the mounting danger of jihadist terrorism following the horrific attack in San Bernadino, California. Yet his remarks may have the opposite effect and leave the...
CEP Applauds OFAC Designation of Syrian Businessman George Haswani for Facilitation of ISIS Oil Trade
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) applauded the U.S. Department of the Treasury for sanctioning Syrian businessman George Haswani for his role in arranging Syrian regime oil purchases from the terrorist group ISIS. CEP called for the Treasury action in a March 18, 2015 letter.