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Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
April 16, 2021 at 5:50 PM

CEP Webinar: Extremism Meets Paramilitarism in Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe

In 2020, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) conducted an extensive project, commissioned by the German Federal Foreign Office, on the transnational c CEP Webinar: Extremism Meets Paramilitarism in Central, Eastern, and…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 16, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Houthis Indoctrinating Children In Yemen 'With Violent, Anti-Semitic And Extremist Material'

“Three million Yemeni children living in areas under Houthi control are being indoctrinated with education material filled with violent, anti-Semitic     Eye on Extremism April 16, 20…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 15, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Islamists Kill At Least Eight In Nigeria's Damasak, Hundreds Flee To Niger

“Suspected Islamists attacked the northeast Nigerian border town of Damasak, killing at least eight people and causing hundreds to flee to neighbourin     Eye on Extremism April 15, 2…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
April 14, 2021 at 7:55 PM

U.S. Lawmaker Urges State Department To Consider Foreign Terrorist Designations For Overseas White Supremacist Groups

Last week, Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) urged U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to combat the rise of domestic extremist activity by desig U.S. Lawmaker Urges State Department To Consider Foreign Terrorist D…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 14, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Germany Opens Trial Of Far-Right ‘Terrorist’ Group

“Twelve alleged far-right conspirators went on trial in Germany on Tuesday, suspected of planning attacks on politicians, asylum seekers and Muslims a     Eye on Extremism April 14, 2…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 13, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Norway Charges Man Over Thwarted Attacks In London, Denmark

“A man has been charged in Norway for his alleged role in plans to carry out three extremist attacks in Denmark and in London, and for purportedly spr     Eye on Extremism April 13, 2…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
April 12, 2021 at 10:00 PM

Extremist Content Online: ISIS Propaganda Continues Proliferation On The Internet

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 Propaganda Continues Proliferation On…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 12, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Zion Man Gets More Than 13 Years In Prison For Conspiracy To Support Islamic State, Telling Informant ‘I Want To See Blood Flowing’

“A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Zion man to 13 and a half years in prison for taking part in a conspiracy to support the Islamic State, in part     Eye on Extremism April 12, 2…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 9, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Leader Gets Life Sentence On Terrorism Charges

“An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 76-year-old Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat to life in prison on terrorism charges, according to the     Eye on Extremism April 9, 202…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 8, 2021 at 1:30 PM

New Report Reveals Illicit Trade In East Africa

“East Africa—a key security partner in the war on terror and a principal engine of economic development on the African continent—is being critically u     Eye on Extremism April 8, 20…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 2:30 PM

ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency In March 2021

CEP Research Analyst Gregory Waters On The ISIS Insurgency In Central Syria ISIS Redux: The Central Syria Insurgency In March 2021 CEP Research Analyst Gregory Waters On The ISIS Insurgency In Central Syria   Following …
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 7, 2021 at 1:33 PM

E-Commerce Platform Sells Nazi-Glorifying Merchandise, Despite Removal Request

“…The Counter Extremism Project (CEP), a nonpartisan advocacy organization, was the first to notice the anti-Semitic and racist items. CEP wrote a let     Eye on Extremism April 7, 20…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 3:01 PM

CEP Book Discussion: Black Flags Of The Caribbean – How Trinidad Became An ISIS Hotspot

Author and lecturer Dr. Simon Cottee joined the Counter Extremism Project to discuss his latest book examining how ISIS garnered support and strength CEP Book Discussion: Black Flags Of The Caribbean – How Trinidad Beca…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 6, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Ten Killed In Suicide Bomb Attack In Somali Capital

“At least 10 people were killed on Saturday when a suicide bomber struck makeshift kiosks in the Somali capital, hitting hours after al Shabaab Islami     Eye on Extremism April 6, 20…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
April 1, 2021 at 3:01 PM

CEP Webinar: Extremism Meets Paramilitarism in Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe

In 2020, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) conducted an extensive project, commissioned by the German Federal Foreign Office, on the transnational c CEP Webinar: Extremism Meets Paramilitarism in Central, Eastern, and…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
April 1, 2021 at 1:33 PM

Gunmen Kill 30 People In Attack In Western Ethiopia, Witnesses Say

“Gunmen killed 30 civilians in an attack on a village in the west of the Ethiopian region of Oromiya, witnesses said on Wednesday, the latest outbreak     Eye on Extremism April 1, 20…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 9:30 PM

Houthis Increase Attacks Amid Decreased U.S. Support for Arab Coalition

Attacks on Saudi Arabian critical infrastructure and civilians in the region are increasing in frequency as the United States reduces its support fo Houthis Increase Attacks Amid Decreased U.S. Support for Arab Coalitio…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Kurds Say 53 ISIS Members Arrested In Syria's Al-Hol Camp

“Kurdish forces said Tuesday they had arrested 53 suspected ISIS group members in a northeast Syria camp for relatives of extremists, in an anti-ISIS     Eye on Extremism March 31, 20…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 30, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Exclusive: U.N. Team Finds Houthis Launched Aden Airport Attack That Killed 22 - Diplomats

“An investigation by a U.N. team of experts found Yemen’s Houthis were responsible for a Dec. 30 attack on Aden airport that killed at least 22 people     Eye on Extremism March 30, 2…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 30, 2021 at 12:04 AM

New CEP Report Reveals That Illicit Trade In East Africa Is Funding Extremists, Terrorists, And Warlords

East Africa—a key security partner in the war on terror and a principal engine of economic development on the African continent—is being critically un New CEP Report Reveals That Illicit Trade In East Africa Is Funding …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 29, 2021 at 9:33 PM

Extremist Content Online: Manufacturing Guides For Explosives, Suicide Belts Located On The Internet Archive

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: Manufacturing Guides For Explosives, Suici…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 29, 2021 at 1:34 PM

Nigerian Soldiers Ambush Boko Haram Fighters, Kill 49 – Official

“The Nigerian Army troops of 28 Task Force Brigade in Chibok and Askira have killed about 48 Boko Haram terrorists and rescued 11 abducted victims in     Eye on Extremism March 29, 20…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 26, 2021 at 5:01 PM

DGAP-IFRI-CEP Webtalk: Opening the Black Box – Inside France’s Deradicalization Program

France has been a prominent target of Islamist terrorism both within and outside its borders for decades, and the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty nea DGAP-IFRI-CEP Webtalk: Opening the Black Box – Inside France’s Derad…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 26, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Big Tech CEOs Face Lawmakers In House Hearing On Social Media’s Role In Extremism, Misinformation

House lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Thursday interrogated the chief executives of Google, Facebook and Twitter, escalating their calls for     Eye on Extremism March 26, 2…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 25, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Armed Groups Attack Mozambique Town Closest To Gas Projects: Sources

Armed groups on Wednesday attacked the northern Mozambique town closest to gas projects worth some $60 billion, two sources told Reuters, striking eve     Eye on Extremism March 25, 2…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 24, 2021 at 1:30 PM

ISIS In Sinai Leader Killed In Clash With Egyptian Forces - Report

Leader of the ISIS terrorist organization in the Sinai Peninsula, Salim Salma Said Mahmoud al-Hamadin, was killed during clashes with Bedouin and Egyp     Eye on Extremism March 24, 2…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 23, 2021 at 8:05 PM

Australia Designates Neo-Nazi Sonnenkrieg Division A Terrorist Organization

Australian government officials in Canberra on Monday designated the neo-Nazi group Sonnenkrieg Division (SKD) as a terrorist organization, making it Australia Designates Neo-Nazi Sonnenkrieg Division A Terrorist Organi…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 23, 2021 at 1:33 PM

IS Claims Attack Against Mali Army That Killed 33 Soldiers Last Monday

The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a deadly attack against the Malian army almost a week earlier that killed 33 soldiers.     Eye on Extremism March 23, 2021…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 22, 2021 at 9:01 PM

Extremist Content Online: White Supremacists, Extreme Right Praise Atlanta Attacks, Encourage Violence Against Asian-Americans

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: White Supremacists, Extreme Right Praise A…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 22, 2021 at 2:30 PM

CEP Book Discussion: Black Flags of the Caribbean – How Trinidad Became an ISIS Hotspot

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to a webinar book discussion with Dr. Simon Cottee, senior lecturer in criminology at the University o CEP Book Discussion: Black Flags of the Caribbean – How Trinidad Bec…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 22, 2021 at 1:34 PM

Taliban Expect US Withdrawal, Vow To Restore Islamic Rule

The Taliban warned Washington on Friday against defying a May 1 deadline for the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from Afghanistan, promising     Eye on Extremism March 22, 2021…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 19, 2021 at 1:31 PM

U.S. Joins Russia In Calling On Kabul, Taliban To Speed Up Power-Sharing Talks

Four countries including the U.S. called on the Afghan government and the Taliban to reduce violence and begin discussions on sharing power, in a     Eye on Extremism March 19, 2021  …
CEP Media · [email protected]
March 19, 2021 at 2:22 AM

Are you still with us?

Do you still want to fight extremism? Dear friend,   We see that you have not opened our previous emails – would you like to continue receiving EYE ON EXTREMISM? YES NO We encourage you to keep standing up a…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 18, 2021 at 1:30 PM

Attackers On Trucks And Motorbikes Raid Mali Base, Kill 33 Troops

At least 33 Malian soldiers have been killed and 14 wounded in an attack on a military post in the country’s violence-hit northeastern region of Gao,     Eye on Extremism March 18, 20…
CEP's Eye on Extemism · [email protected]
March 17, 2021 at 1:31 PM

Gunmen Kill At Least 58 Civilians In Attack On Niger Convoy

Armed men in southwestern Niger have killed at least 58 people when they intercepted a convoy returning from a weekly market and attacked a nearby     Eye on Extremism March 17, 2021 …
CEP Media · [email protected]
March 17, 2021 at 2:22 AM

The dangers of extremism

Stay informed. Dear friend,   The growing strength of extremist groups threatens global peace and stability.   As part of our goal to stop the spread of extremist ideology, CEP releases regular news and updates to keep …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 16, 2021 at 9:35 PM

U.S. State Department Sanctions ISIS In Central Africa In Response To Growing Regional Threat

Last week, the U.S. Department of State imposed sanctions on two ISIS affiliate groups, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Mozambique (ISIS-Mozambiqu U.S. State Department Sanctions ISIS In Central Africa In Response T…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 16, 2021 at 5:50 PM

CEP Launches Report Highlighting Role of Western Foreign Fighters in Yazidi Genocide

Today, the Counter Extremism Project (CEP) launched the new report Western Foreign Fighters and the Yazidi Genocide, authored by London-based CEP Stra CEP Launches Report Highlighting Role of Western Foreign Fighters in…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 16, 2021 at 1:30 PM

American Soldiers Help Mozambique Battle An Expanding ISIS Affiliate

American Special Forces soldiers began training Mozambican troops this week as part of an effort to repel a spreading insurgency in northeastern Mozam     Eye on Extremism March 16, 2…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 15, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Extremist Content Online: Footage From Christchurch Terrorist Attack Video, Other White Supremacist Content, Found On 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: Footage From Christchurch Terrorist Attack…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
March 15, 2021 at 6:01 PM

DGAP-IFRI-CEP Webtalk: Opening the Black Box – Inside France’s Deradicalization Program

France has been a prominent target of Islamist terrorism both within and outside its borders for decades, and the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty nea DGAP-IFRI-CEP Webtalk: Opening the Black Box – Inside France’s Derad…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 15, 2021 at 1:31 PM

Nigeria Gunmen Abduct Students In Latest Mass Kidnapping

Gunmen kidnapped dozens of students from a college in northwestern Nigeria late Thursday, state officials said, the fourth mass abduction in as many     Eye on Extremism March 15, 202…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 12, 2021 at 2:31 PM

Western Nations Condemn Houthi Attack On Yemeni City Marib

Western governments condemned on Thursday an attack by Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group on the city of Marib, according to a statement released by     Eye on Extremism March 12, 2021…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
March 11, 2021 at 2:33 PM

U.S. Sanctions Islamic State’s Central African Franchise For First Time

The U.S. on Wednesday imposed sanctions on two of Islamic State’s fast-growing affiliates in Central Africa for the first time, underscoring the     Eye on Extremism March 11, 2021   …
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
February 26, 2021 at 4:00 PM

CEP Webinar: The Current Threat Posed by ISIS Globally and European Threat Assessment

A string of attacks in France throughout 2020; the attack by an ISIS supporter in Vienna, Austria, on November 2, 2020, which killed two and injured 2 CEP Webinar: The Current Threat Posed by ISIS Globally and European …
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
February 26, 2021 at 2:31 PM

U.S. Airstrikes In Syria Target Iran-Backed Militias That Rocketed American Troops In Iraq

The United States on Thursday carried out airstrikes in eastern Syria against buildings belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-backed militias     Eye on Extremism February 26,…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
February 25, 2021 at 4:45 PM

Pro-ISIS Preacher Sentenced By German Court To Over 10 Years In Prison For Terrorist Activities

On Wednesday, a German court sentenced a radical Islamic preacher known as Abu Walaa to more than 10 years in prison for his role in planning a terror Pro-ISIS Preacher Sentenced By German Court To Over 10 Years In Pris…
CEP's Eye on Extremism · [email protected]
February 25, 2021 at 1:53 PM

Nigeria's Boko Haram Crisis: Maiduguri Rocket Attack Kills 10

Militants have killed at least 10 people in Nigeria by using rocket-propelled grenades, which local officials describe as a “new trend”. Suspected Bok     Eye on Extremism February 25…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
February 24, 2021 at 7:02 PM

France Makes Plans To Ban Ethno-Nationalist Group Generation Identity

Last week, France announced it would implement a ban and begin the dissolution of Generation Identity (GI), a pan-European youth movement and ethno-na France Makes Plans To Ban Ethno-Nationalist Group Generation Identit…
Counter Extremism Project · [email protected]
February 24, 2021 at 4:02 PM

CEP Germany Webinar: The Threat Posed by Transnational Violent Right-Wing Extremism and Terrorism in Finland and Sweden

Arrests in Europe at the end of 2020 and events in the United States in January 2021 highlighted the escalating threat posed by right-wing extremists CEP Germany Webinar: The Threat Posed by Transnational Violent Right-…