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Justice Department Charges U.S. Soldier with Planning Attack on Own Unit

On June 22, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced the unsealing of an indictment against one U.S. Army soldier with alleged ties to Order of the Nine Angles (“O9A”), a neo-Nazi white-supremacist anarchist group. The indictment centers on his alleged involvement in a planned attack against his own military unit.

counterterrorism

Justice Department Charges Two Individuals in Connection with Shooting of Law Enforcement Officers

The Department of Justice announced charges have been filed against two individuals in connection with a drive-by shooting in Oakland, Calif. that killed one law enforcement officer and left another severely injured. The Justice Department alleges that the two defendants have connections to the "Boogaloo" extremist movement, according to the criminal complaints.

Omphalos

Algeria's Massive Mosque Project: Alternative to Extremism or Threat to Secular Values?

Editor's Note: This post originally appeared on Markaz.

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Algeria is building the third-largest mosque in the world with the tallest minaret ever (see photo rendering here). The expensive project is a symbol of the country’s growing trend toward a less secular future.

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