The United States can apply lessons of it has learned over the past 18 years to the current surge in white nationalist violence.
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With lives on the line, tech companies must work to thwart violent white supremacist activity. They should act with clarity, consistency and transparency, all while affording appeal rights.
Unfortunately, the past few years have provided a dramatic test of a theory we laid out just before Donald Trump’s election; more unfortunately still, the theory has held up well.
Technology companies and civil society should work together to develop a vetted list of terrorist groups that should be banned and otherwise blocked from using their platforms
Online extremists are forced to balance public outreach and operational security in choosing which digital tools to utilize.
Experts have focused on the possibility that the Trump administration will designate the group as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. But there are other tools the Trump administration could use.
The attacks suggest both the danger posed by foreign fighters and the importance of government efforts in stopping them.
Efforts to expand the mission of the National Counterterrorism Center should begin with a review of how the Department of Homeland Security has addressed domestic terrorism since its inception in 2003.
In January and February, several defendants were charged, were sentenced, or pleaded in cases involving international terrorism charges.
Governments must reorient their counterterrorism approaches to reflect an environment in which all terrorist threats have transnational dimensions.