The Top 20 Most Dangerous Extremists On Earth

(New York, N.Y.) – The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) today published a list of the 20 most dangerous extremists on the planet. The list highlights the last known location, deaths attributed to these harbingers of terror, as well as analyzing the influence these extremists have had over their group, their followers, and their extremist movement at large.

The notorious leader of Hezbollah, Hassan Nasrallah; the founder of the Russian Imperial Movement, Stanislav Anatolyevich Vorobyev; and Samantha Lewthwaite, the infamous “White Widow” member of al-Shabaab as well as former wife of 7/7 terrorist bomber Germaine Lindsay all feature on this extensive list of treachery.

CEP has considered extremists from across the spectrum of ideologies and beliefs, from ISIS to the Muslim Brotherhood and the anti-Muslim Buddhist group in Myanmar to Generation Identity, all are considered a huge threat to international security.

To read CEP’s Top 20 Extremists resource, please click here.

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