The United States can apply lessons of it has learned over the past 18 years to the current surge in white nationalist violence.
Latest in Countering Violent Extremism
Past Lawfare coverage of the issues raised by the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas.
Women are often the first members of a community to observe and interact with extremists trying to make inroads. Efforts to prevent violent extremism need to take their role seriously.
Western governments are better at stopping the Islamic State's recruitment of homegrown terrorists than they realize.
Content policies are driving terrorists onto encrypted apps. This makes their content less accessible to both recruits and law-enforcement agencies.
Livestream: Hearing on Social Media Companies’ Efforts to Counter Extremist Content and Misinformation
The House Committee on Homeland Security will hold a hearing titled, “Examining Social Media Companies' Efforts to Counter Online Terror Content and Misinformation” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday. A video of the hearing is available here and below.
The Trump administration could be more effective if it prioritized early interventions and the prevention of recidivism.
Addressing the rise of right-wing violence requires prevention efforts that the United States has mostly directed toward potential jihadists.
There's greater continuity between the two administrations than many feared, but that's not necessarily a good thing.