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June 8, 2022

CEP Webinar: A Discussion with Dr. Simon Cottee

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) invites you to join CEP Advisors Lucinda Creighton and Liam Duffy for a discussion with Dr. Simon Cottee, author of the new book Watching Murder: Isis, Death Videos and Radicalization.

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June 6, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Extreme Right Storefront Removed Following CEP Report

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Last week, a web shop was found on the print-on-demand platform Spring...

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June 2, 2022

U.S. Treasury Designates Turkish Firm For Aiding Hamas

Last week, the U.S. Treasury Department designated numerous Hamas finance officials, financial facilitators, and companies including Turkey’s Trend Gayrimenkul Yatirim Ortakligi A.S. (Trend GYO) for providing financial aid to the U.S.-designated...

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June 1, 2022

Extremists Kill Dozens In Burkina Faso As Islamist Violence Increases

Violent attacks by Islamist extremists killed approximately 50 people in Burkina Faso last week as the country’s security continue to deteriorate. The attacks were staged between the rural communes of Madjoari and Pama, near Benin and Togo. No...

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May 31, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Pro-ISIS Content Found On Facebook

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. On Facebook, CEP researchers located ten accounts that posted pro-ISIS...

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May 26, 2022

Tech & Terrorism: Reuploads Of Extremist Content Online Is A Solvable Problem

Recently, Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Advisor and University of California, Berkeley professor Dr. Hany Farid spoke to the Guardian, in which he discussed the aftermath of the May 14, 2022 Buffalo, New York grocery store shooting. The...

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May 26, 2022

CEP Report: Western Extremists And The Russian Invasion Of Ukraine In 2022

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) is releasing its latest report Western Extremists and The Russian Invasion of Ukraine in 2022, authored by CEP affiliated researcher Dr. Kacper Rekawek, postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Research on Extremism...

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May 25, 2022

Mali Withdraws From G5 Sahel Task Force, Risks Further Destabilizing Region

On May 15, Mali’s ruling junta announced that the country would withdraw from the G5 Sahel, a West African security force. Junta officials claimed the decision was due to the G5’s lack of progress in defeating al-Qaeda and ISIS. U.N. Assistant...

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May 23, 2022

Extremist Content Online: Content From The Buffalo Attack Continues To Spread Online

The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) reports weekly on the methods used by extremists to exploit the Internet and social media platforms to recruit followers and incite violence. Over a week after the deadly white supremacist shooting in Buffalo, New...

Press Release

May 19, 2022

Great Replacement Theory: An Ethno-Nationalist Justification For Violence

Prior to killing 10 and wounding three in a Buffalo, New York, grocery store this past weekend, the alleged gunman spent hours writing a 180-page online manifesto outlining his motivations for the attack. One of the central ideas espoused was the...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

In Their Own Words:

This air defense capability exists, even though it is limited. However, the resistance has this capability, and it can be developed and expanded. The extent of this capability, its range - we will leave it to the Americans to test it.

Jaafar al-Husseini, Kata’ib Hezbollah spokesman Mar. 21, 2022
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