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June 8, 2022

Terrorist Attacks in Paris and Brussels: What has changed in the European Security?

On April 26, 2022, the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, in cooperation with the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), hosted the event "Terrorist Attacks in Paris and Brussels: What has changed in the European Security?" CEP Senior Advisor...


April 6, 2022

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

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler speaks with JJ Green about al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri's reemergence in a new propaganda video, which left clues to his whereabouts. Dr. Schindler says this is a significant development.


April 6, 2022

The Current State of Antisemitism | Presentation by CEP Senior Research Analyst Josh Lipowsky

Antisemitism remains alive and present, manifesting as violent attacks like the Tree of Life shooting as well as biased and exclusionary rhetoric from both the far-right and the far-left. Josh Lipowsky, a senior research analyst with the Counter...


April 5, 2022

CEP Webinar: Extremist Foreign Fighters Traveling to Ukraine: Security Risks and Mitigation Measures

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Speakers: Alexander Ritzmann – CEP senior advisor Joshua Fisher-Birch – CEP research analyst Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler – CEP senior director Sofia Koller – CEP senior research analyst Read the updated CEP Policy Brief here...


March 29, 2022

CEP Webinar: Countering Extremism While Protecting Freedom of Speech with Jacob Mchangama

CEP discussion with Jacob Mchangama on his new book Free Speech: A Global History from Socrates to Social Media. This webinar explores his thought-provoking insight into the origins of free speech, what it means, whether it should protect blasphemy...


March 8, 2022

Fighting the Last War: Confusion, Partisanship & Alarmism in the Literature on the Radical Right

CEP Book Discussion on 'Fighting the Last War: Confusion, Partisanship and Alarmism in the Literature on the Radical Right' with Jeffrey M Bale and Tamir Bar-On', moderated by Liam Duffy, CEP Adviser.


February 28, 2022

CEP Webinar: “The Fall-Out of Gendered Counterterrorism Approaches in Northeast Syria"

The ISIS attack on a prison in al-Hasakah, Syria, on January 20, and the ensuing battle left hundreds of ISIS suspects dead, escaped, or unaccounted for. While the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have regained control of the prison, many...


February 23, 2022

CEP Webinar: The Territories of European Jihadism with Dr. Hugo Micheron

On February 23, 2022, CEP hosted a webinar with Dr. Hugo Micheron, to discuss his latest publication Le Jihadisme Français. Dr. Micheron joined CEP London-based Advisor Liam Duffy to discuss his research, which is one of the largest qualitative and...


February 10, 2022

CEP Webinar: "The Azov Movement in Ukraine" | Joshua Fisher-Birch

Presenter: Joshua Fisher-Birch Research Analyst, Counter Extremism Project Since the start of the conflict in Ukraine in 2014, the Azov Movement has emerged as one of the most significant right-wing extremist structures in Ukraine. Transforming from...


February 10, 2022

CEP Webinar: "The Azov Movement in Ukraine" | Michael Colborne

Presenter: Michael Colborne Journalist and researcher with the Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR) and Bellingcat Author of "From the Fires of War: Ukraine’s Azov Movement and the Global Far Right"

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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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