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"Hans-Jakob Schindler, of New York-based think tank the Counter Extremism Project told Metro.co.uk that a large-scale attack is unlikely due to the coordinated security approach...
‘But as far as a big, headline-making attack goes, the risk is very low. There is just too much riding on it for the Qatari government and they have quite effective international cooperation systems to prevent this from happening.’"

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November 20, 2022
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CEP Senior Advisor Ian Acheson writes: "For me, as a counter-extremism expert and former prison governor, with long experience of serious-incident command, it made depressing reading. I once coined the phrase ‘institutional timidity’ to describe the risk-averse, buck-passing paralysis that can seize some public organisations. In hiding behind bureaucracy, hierarchy, rules and ideology, they lose their sense of purpose."

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November 3, 2022
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"Ian Acheson, Senior Advisor at the Counter Extremism Project, agreed Prevent needed to change. 

He tweeted today: 'As the Home Secretary says and some of us have been saying for a while, Prevent has morphed into a strategy that awards a (convenient) completely false equivalence between Islamist and XRW threat and is swamped by mission creep. Time for a reset.'"

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April 18, 2022
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November 19, 2021

U.K. To Ban Terror Group Hamas In Its Entirety

Today, U.K. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that Hamas, a U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), will be similarly banned in its entirety under the U.K.’s Terrorism Act. The new policy will supplant a ban on the Hamas’s military...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

So you go to India, and if you see a Hindu walking down the road you are allowed to kill him and take his money, is that clear? Jews should be killed ... as by Hitler. People with British passports, if you fly into Israel, it is easy. Fly into Israel and do whatever you can. If you die, you are up in paradise. How do you fight a Jew? You kill a Jew. In the case of Hindus, by bombing their businesses.

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