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Extremism

See also Fanaticism.
drys
advocates of Prohibition in America. [Am. Hist.: Allen, 41]
Jacobins
rabidly radical faction; principal perpetrators of Reign of Terror. [Fr. Hist.: EB, V: 494]
John Birch Society
rabid right-wing group ideologically similar to the Ku Klux Klan. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 576]
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
group espousing white supremacy takes law into its own hands. [Am. Hist.: EB, V: 935]
McCarthy, Senator Joseph
(1909–1957) anti-Communist zeal frequently resulted in injustice. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 522]
Mikado of Japan, the
demands Ko-Ko execute one person a month. [Br. Opera: The Mikado, Magill I, 591–592]
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But the extremist group still carries out suicide attacks across Somalia.
As reported by the Fox News, local police have concluded that the explosion was not carried out as part of any larger plot and further no connection with any extremist group has been established.
'It is on this basis that I applaud the critical role which the Nigerian Media have played, and continue to play, in the fight against extremist groups in our country.
Any account found to be posting ISIS videos, pictures or press releases is quickly banned from Twitter and Facebook, making it nearly impossible for the extremist group to effectively use those networks to spread its message.
Extremist groups including Daesh are predominantly active in two countries where Iran also plays a critical role: Iraq and Syria.
Ethiopia accuses its arch-rival Eritrea of funding and arming the extremist group to destabilise the country and the region at large, an allegation that Asmara denies.
The extremist group has also lost ground in Syria, and is currently fighting US-backed forces near Raqqa, the de facto capital of its self-styled Islamic caliphate.
It is pertinent to mention here that Hindu extremist group Shiv Sena assaulted the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) office in Mumbai on Monday when Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan was in a meeting with his Indian counterpart Shashank Manohar.
By targeting these three facets, a deception strategy could directly challenge an extremist group's online existence.
"The best way to diminish that power is to demonstrate that Daesh terrorist group is on "the losing side of history, and to show the extremist group for what it is, "a bunch of thugs and terrorists," the official said.
The Islamic State's execution this week of 21 Egyptian Christians and its earlier immolation of a Jordanian pilot, both shown in graphic videos, raise an important question about the motives of the Islamic extremist group: If its primary enemy is the West, why is it increasingly targeting Arab nations?
The Foreign Office is "urgently investigating" claims by a breakaway Islamic extremist group who said it had killed seven foreigners kidnapped in the north of the country.