Their charm offensive has recruited followers and advanced a racist agenda in a fashion that analysts underestimate at their peril.
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Law enforcement agencies consistently underestimate threats from white supremacists and other right-wing extremists, but there are steps they can take to be better prepared.
A first-of-its-kind Department of Homeland Security threat assessment details a range of threats to the United States.
Addressing the threat will require working together with international partners and social media companies.
The U.S. legal framework for foreign terrorism should be adapted to the domestic context.
A label is different from enforcement—it's about sending a signal.
On Thursday, July 16, at 10:00 a.m., the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism will hold a hearing on the threat from accelerationists and militia extremists.
As protests sweep across the U.S., policymakers and law enforcement should keep a careful eye on whether white supremacists work to accelerate civil disorder.
Approximately two years after the white supremacist and neo-Nazi website Ironmarch.org was shut down, an anonymous individual posted a database of all user activity tracked by the site.
In the last year, it appears that the vehicle has become a new “weapon of choice” for international terrorists. Whether a cargo truck deliberately driven into the crowds of people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice in July 2016, a tractor-trailer that plowed into a Berlin Christmas market in December 2016, the car and van attacks in London at the Palace of Westminster and London Bridge in March and June of this year, or last Thursday’s van attack in Barcelona, this low-cost, low-planning method of spreading terror has produced high-fatality, high-impact results.