The multi-lingual staff at SITE has years of experience in the research and analysis of terrorist networks, including monitoring extremist propaganda, studying trends within online extremist communities, and understanding how these groups and individuals utilize the internet.

Southeast Asian Fronts Loom Closer to Jihad

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2014 saw a number of developments further solidifying jihadi attempts to expand their battles to include fronts in Southeast Asia. Jihadi media organizations have continued their efforts to develop content in languages spoken in the region, while al-Qaeda (AQ) even announced the establishment of an official regional wing dedicated to the region.

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“CyberCaliphate” Claims Hacking Twitter, YouTube Accounts of CENTCOM, Stealing Information

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A pro-Islamic State (IS) hacking group calling itself the "CyberCaliphate" claimed hacking the Twitter and YouTube accounts of the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), posting on them IS videos and alleged documents it stolen from networks and personal devices.

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Video Shows Paris Gunman Amedy Coulibaly Pledging to IS, Claiming Tie to Charlie Hebdo Attackers

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An Islamic State (IS)-linked Twitter account released a video showing Paris gunman Amedy Coulibaly pledging allegiance to the Islamic State (IS), displaying his weapons, and claiming a connection to Cherif and Said Kouachi, the Charlie Hebdo attackers, on January 11, 2014.

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AQAP Official Speaks on Charlie Hebdo Attacks, Threatens France

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Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) released a speech from one of its top Shariah officials, Harith bin Ghazi al-Nadhari, speaking on the attack at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, and threatening France with more operations if it does not stop "fighting" Islam and its symbols, and Muslims.

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Jihadists React to Charlie Hebdo Attack in Unanimous Celebration

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The reported January 7, 2015 attack by three unidentified gunmen on the office of "Charlie Hebdo," a French satirical newspaper known for publishing material mocking radical Islamists, has triggered widespread celebration across the online jihadist community—particularly on Twitter.

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