Daily Beast: "Far-Right Terrorists Want Syria Crisis to Bring on Race War" by Rita Katz

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The indifference of Europeans and the West to the long Syrian civil war is once again blowing up in their faces.

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Washington Post: "Telegram has finally cracked down on Islamist terrorism. Will it do the same for the far-right?" by Rita Katz

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It was a big deal when accounts for the Islamic State and al-Qaeda started disappearing from the Telegram messaging app over the past month. For years, the platform has served as the central medium for extremist groups to radicalize and recruit members.

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Jihadists Vent Frustrations as Telegram Deletion Campaign Continues, Search for Haven

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With the Telegram deletion campaign of jihadists' accounts continuing unabated, and thousands of "bots and channels" banned across the past week, jihadists are venting their frustrations and searching for haven.

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As the Caliphate Crumbles, a Female American ISIS Member Makes a Pitch for Redemption

As the Islamic State's (IS/ISIS) territory in Syria shrinks to a final pocket of small villages in Deir al-Zour, many of its Western members are coming out of the woodwork: Fighters, wives, and media workers from America, Canada, Germany, the UK, and elsewhere. Some captured or surrendered, others escaped—some pleading for forgiveness and better lives for their children, others expressing little remorse.

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How Europe’s Most Notorious Jihadi Still Wasn’t Extreme Enough for ISIS

On Wednesday, November 28, Austrian Islamic State (IS/ISIS) fighter Mohamed Mahmoud, known by the alias “Abu Usama al-Gharib,” was announced dead, ending the dark saga of a lifelong ladder-climb to the top of the global jihadi community—and ultimate fall.

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