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Wednesday, Jun 08, 2022

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

On June 8, 2022, CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler joined JJ Green to discuss an incident during which a vehicle plowed into a crowd, killing a teacher and injuring students in Berlin, Germany. The incident remains under investigation. 

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"A teacher was killed and several of her students were injured Wednesday when a man, seemingly deliberately, drove his car into a group of pedestrians in Berlin.

On this week’s episode of 'The Hunt With WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green,' Hans-Jakob Schindler — a senior adviser for the Counter Extremism Project who also lives and works in Berlin — explains what happened."

June 8, 2022
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Cars and Trucks as Weapons of Terror

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