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CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
October 25, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Pakistan Using Informal Intelligence Channels To Prop Up Taliban Fight Against ISIS

“As the Islamic State-Khorasan is ramping up attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan is using a network of informal channels to feed intelligence and technic     Eye on Extremism October 25,…
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October 22, 2021 at 4:45 PM

Tech & Terrorism: Facebook Fails To Provide Full, Transparent Information On Content Moderation To Oversight Board

On Thursday, Facebook’s Oversight Board released its first transparency report, where it criticized Facebook for failing to be “fully forthcoming” abo Tech & Terrorism: Facebook Fails To Provide Full, Transparent In…
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October 22, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Global Finance Watchdog Censures Turkey Over Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing

“A global watchdog on Thursday added Turkey to its list of countries requiring special regulatory oversight for failing to stop money laundering and t     Eye on Extremism October 22,…
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October 21, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Bombing Of Military Bus In Syrian Capital Kills 14

“A brazen attack on a military bus driving through the Syrian capital, Damascus, killed 14 people on Wednesday, according to state news media, a remin     Eye on Extremism October 21,…
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October 20, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Taliban Promise Cash, Land, To Families Of Suicide Bombers

“The Taliban have promised plots of land to relatives of suicide bombers who attacked U.S. and Afghan soldiers, in a provocative gesture that seems to     Eye on Extremism October 20,…
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October 19, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Hezbollah Says It Has 100,000 Fighters, Won’t Be Used Internally

“Hezbollah won’t be dragged into a civil war in Lebanon and has 100,000 trained fighters ready to fend off foreign attacks but won’t be used locally,     Eye on Extremism October 19, …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
October 18, 2021 at 10:45 PM

Extremist Content Online: Steam Found To Be Hosting Years-Old Extreme Right Group Pages

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit fol Extremist Content Online: Steam Found To Be Hosting Years-Old Extrem…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
October 18, 2021 at 8:15 PM

British MP Killed By Man With Islamist Extremism Ties

Last Friday, Conservative British MP David Amess was stabbed to death while meeting with constituents. The suspect, Ali Harbi Ali, is a British citize British MP Killed By Man With Islamist Extremism Ties     (New York…
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October 18, 2021 at 1:30 PM

U.K. Politician’s Murder Puts Focus On Anti-Terrorism Program

“The murder of a U.K. lawmaker has focused attention on “Prevent,” a program designed to identify people at risk of becoming radicalized, as well as o     Eye on Extremism October 18,…
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October 15, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Suicide Attack On Shiite Mosque In Afghanistan Kills 37

“Suicide bombers assaulted a Shiite mosque in southern Afghanistan that was packed with worshippers attending weekly Friday prayers, killing at least     Eye on Extremism October 15, …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
October 14, 2021 at 7:02 PM

CEP Statement On Section 230 Reform And The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act of 2021

Dr. Hany Farid: “Algorithmic Amplification Is A Key Driving Force For Spreading Problematic, Harmful Content Online” CEP Statement On Section 230 Reform And The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act of 2021 Dr. Hany …
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
October 14, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Bow-and-Arrow Attack in Norway Treated As Apparent Terrorist Attack

“A 37-year-old man was charged on Thursday in connection with a bow-and-arrow rampage in a small town in Norway that killed five people in what the au     Eye on Extremism October 14,…
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October 13, 2021 at 1:30 PM

E.U. Pledges $1.15 Billion In Afghan Aid As U.S. Talks To Taliban

“World leaders met virtually on Tuesday to discuss ways of preventing an economic and humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan, but the Biden administrati     Eye on Extremism October 13,…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
October 12, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Iraq Captures ISIS Finance Chief And Former Deputy Leader Sami Jasim Al-Jaburi

“Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi announced on Monday the capture of one of the top leaders of ISIS. Al-Kadhimi said in a Twitter post that Sam     Eye on Extremism October 12,…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
October 11, 2021 at 7:04 PM

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Videos Found On Facebook And At Least 13 Other Websites

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit fol Extremist Content Online: ISIS Videos Found On Facebook And At Least…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
October 11, 2021 at 1:30 PM

U.S. Delegation Meets Taliban For First Time Since Withdrawal

“A U.S. delegation held talks with senior Taliban representatives in Doha, Qatar, over the weekend to discuss wide-ranging issues including security,     Eye on Extremism October 11, …
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October 8, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Taliban Official: At Least 100 Dead, Wounded In Afghan Blast

“A Taliban police official says at least 100 people have been killed and wounded in a mosque explosion targeting Shiite Muslims in northern Afghanista     Eye on Extremism October 8, …
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October 7, 2021 at 1:31 PM

Hundreds In Burkina Faso, Including Minors, Await Trial On Terrorism Charges

“In Burkina Faso, at least 400 people have been awaiting trial on terrorism charges for years, including several minors. Houretou Sidibé says three re     Eye on Extremism October 7, …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
October 6, 2021 at 10:15 PM

Houthis Move Closer To Seizing Control In Northern Yemen

On Sunday, Houthi rebels in Yemen fired ballistic missiles into the strategically important city of Marib, killing two children and wounding more than Houthis Move Closer To Seizing Control In Northern Yemen   (New Yor…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
October 6, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Mozambique Crisis: Rwandan Troops Find Sex Slaves And Destroyed Mosques

“Rotting fruit lies beneath mighty mango trees in northern Mozambique - an area empty of the people who would usually pick them. Over the last four ye     Eye on Extremism October 6, …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
October 5, 2021 at 11:01 PM

Tech & Terrorism: Facebook Whistleblower Testifies Before U.S. Congress

On Tuesday, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified at a hearing before the U.S. Senate’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Tech & Terrorism: Facebook Whistleblower Testifies Before U.S. C…
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October 5, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Militants Kill 14 Soldiers, Injure Seven In Burkina Faso Attack

“A large group of heavily armed militants killed 14 Burkina Faso soldiers and injured seven others in a dawn attack in the north on Monday, the govern     Eye on Extremism October 5, …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
October 4, 2021 at 4:45 PM

Extremist Content Online: CEP Finds More Violent Pro-ISIS And Extreme Right Content On Facebook & Instagram

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit fol Extremist Content Online: CEP Finds More Violent Pro-ISIS And Extrem…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
October 4, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Kabul Faces Blackout As Taliban Don’t Pay Electricity Suppliers

“Afghanistan’s capital could be plunged into darkness as the winter sets in because the country’s new Taliban rulers haven’t paid Central Asian electr     Eye on Extremism October 4, …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
October 1, 2021 at 9:01 PM

ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency In September 2021

Following is the September 2021 installment of “ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency,” a monthly chronicle of attacks by the terrorist group ISIS ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency In September 2021   Read ISI…
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October 1, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Senior Al Qaeda Leader Killed In Drone Strike In Syria, US Defense Officials Say

“A senior al Qaeda leader has been killed in a drone strike in Syria, U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News Thursday. Salim Abu-Ahmad was kille     Eye on Extremism October 1, …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 30, 2021 at 7:30 PM

ICYMI: What Comes After The Taliban’s Latest Takeover Of Afghanistan

Last Thursday, Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler authored an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal warning against t ICYMI: What Comes After The Taliban’s Latest Takeover Of Afghanistan…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 30, 2021 at 2:46 PM

Tech & Terrorism: AP Investigation & CEP Research Finds Neo-Nazis Remain On Social Media

An investigation released last weekend by the Associated Press detailed the Counter Extremism Project (CEP)’s research on far-right extremist entities Tech & Terrorism: AP Investigation & CEP Research Finds Neo-…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 30, 2021 at 1:30 PM

New Zealand Tightens Terror Law After Recent IS-Linked Attack

“New Zealand on Thursday passed a new security law to criminalise preparing a terror attack, tightening a loophole that was exposed by a man who went     Eye on Extremism September 30…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 8:45 PM

Russian Mercenaries To Fill Security Vacuum Given Impending French Withdrawal From Mali

Last week during the U.N. General Assembly, Malian Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maïga accused France of abandoning Mali at the height of an ongoing Russian Mercenaries To Fill Security Vacuum Given Impending French Wi…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 29, 2021 at 1:29 PM

Gunman In Capital Gazette Shooting Is Sentenced To Multiple Life Terms

“The man who stormed into the newsroom of a community newspaper chain in Maryland’s capital in 2018, killing five staff members, was sentenced on Tues     Eye on Extremism September 2…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 28, 2021 at 1:31 PM

U.S. Asked Russia About Offer Of Bases To Monitor Afghan Terror Threat

“The Pentagon’s top military officer discussed with his Russian counterpart an apparent offer from Russian President Vladimir Putin to use his militar     Eye on Extremism September 2…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 27, 2021 at 10:31 PM

Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS, White Supremacist, Antisemitic Content Found on Facebook & Instagram

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit fol Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS, White Supremacist, Antisemitic C…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 27, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Killings Of Islamic State Militants Highlight Power Struggle With Afghanistan’s Taliban

“Mullah Ibrahim, a stocky white-bearded cleric, was leading two men in prayer at dusk early this month when three assailants approached his mosque in     Eye on Extremism September 27…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 24, 2021 at 1:30 PM

New Taliban Guidelines Stir Fear About The Future Of Press Freedom

“Concerns are growing at the increased constraints the Taliban government has placed on the news media in Afghanistan, after officials issued a new fr     Eye on Extremism September 2…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 23, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Islamic State Attacks In Eastern Afghanistan Challenge Taliban Rule

“A spate of attacks killed at least five people in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on Wednesday, the latest outbreak of violence in an area w     Eye on Extremism September 2…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 22, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Afghanistan Aftermath’s Risk Of Terrorism Cited By Senate Panel

“Senators pressed top U.S. national security officials Tuesday about the country’s vulnerability to terrorism from the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan     Eye on Extremism September 2…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 21, 2021 at 3:02 PM

CEP Webinar: The Financial Structures Of Violent Right-Wing Extremist Networks In Germany

The financing of violent right-wing extremist organizations and actors has increasingly become the focus of policy discussions. In 2020, the Counter E CEP Webinar: The Financial Structures Of Violent Right-Wing Extremis…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 21, 2021 at 1:29 PM

Taliban Accused Of Dismantling Human Rights Gains In Afghanistan

“A new report released Monday warned that the human rights gains made by Afghanistan during the last two decades are at risk of collapsing following t     Eye on Extremism September 2…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 20, 2021 at 7:15 PM

Extremist Content Online: Violent Extremist Content Found On Instagram, TikTok, YouTube

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit fol Extremist Content Online: Violent Extremist Content Found On Instagr…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 20, 2021 at 3:02 PM

CEP Webinar: Future Terrorism And Security Challenges Emanating From Afghanistan

Even before the recent developments in Afghanistan, the global terrorism threat had become multifaceted and more complex. The international terror net CEP Webinar: Future Terrorism And Security Challenges Emanating From…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 20, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Indonesia Retrieves Most-Wanted Militant’s Body From Jungle

“The bodies of Indonesia’s most wanted militant with ties to the Islamic State group and a follower, who were killed in a jungle shootout with securit     Eye on Extremism September 2…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 17, 2021 at 7:31 PM

U.N.-Sanctioned Taliban Stalwarts At The Helm Of New Afghan Government

A month after the Taliban conquered Kabul and declared the restoration of their Islamic Emirate, a new administration in Afghanistan has taken shape. U.N.-Sanctioned Taliban Stalwarts At The Helm Of New Afghan Governmen…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 17, 2021 at 1:30 PM

U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Five Al Qaeda Operatives - Treasury Website

“The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five al Qaeda supporters working out of Turkey to provide financial services and travel help to th     Eye on Extremism September 1…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 16, 2021 at 1:32 PM

Al-Shabab Attack Kills 11 In Mogadishu

“An explosion from suicide bombing has killed at least 11 people Tuesday in the Somali capital, witnesses and officials said. Witnesses said a suicide     Eye on Extremism September 1…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 15, 2021 at 5:30 PM

Taliban Government Dominated By Officials On U.N. Security Council Sanctions List

An analysis by Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, the former coordinator of the U.N. Security Council’s ISIL, A Taliban Government Dominated By Officials On U.N. Security Council S…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 15, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Minister Pledges Taliban Govt Won’t Allow Militant Attacks

“Afghanistan’s new foreign minister said Tuesday that the Taliban governing the country remain committed to not allowing militants to use their territ     Eye on Extremism September 1…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 14, 2021 at 2:51 PM

CEP Webinar: Future Terrorism And Security Challenges Emanating From Afghanistan

Even before the recent developments in Afghanistan, the global terrorism threat had become multifaceted and more complex. The international terror net CEP Webinar: Future Terrorism And Security Challenges Emanating From…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
September 14, 2021 at 1:29 PM

U.S. Spy Chief Sees Top Terror Risks From Yemen, Iraq—Not Afghanistan

“The greatest threat to the U.S. from international terrorists comes from nations such as Yemen, Somalia, Syria and Iraq, with Afghanistan further dow     Eye on Extremism September 1…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
September 13, 2021 at 9:15 PM

Extremist Content Online: Al-Qaeda Celebrates 9/11 Anniversary

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit fol Extremist Content Online: Al-Qaeda Celebrates 9/11 Anniversary   (Ne…