Tagged: extremists

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Neuroscience and Peacebuilding

“What can neuroscience contribute to peacebuilding?” NeuroPeace asks and aims to find answers to this question in their collective research on Neuroscience and Peacebuilding.  The inaugural volume is a three-part series, the first of which focuses on Individual Aggression (NeuroPeace no. 1), the second of which focuses on Group Dynamics...

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Antisemetic Incidents in 2020

According to the report, Audit of Antisemitic Incidents: Year in Review 2020, released by ADL (Anti-Defamation League)’s Center on Extremism, the United States has seen a large uptick of reported antisemitism and related hate crime incidents since 2017. In 2020, ADL tabulated 2,024 antisemitic incidents throughout the United States […]...

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COVID-19: Implications for First Responders

As part of an ongoing research project to monitor and mitigate the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on public safety, the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) at the University of Maryland has released a new training presentation COVID-19: Implications for First Responders. In addition to the slides,...

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Far-Right Terrorism and American Jihadists

The George Washington University Program on Extremism has released three new reports, two from the most prominent experts on domestic terrorism, and one on American foreign fighters. In “Surveying the Landscape of the American Far Right” by Mark Pitcavage, the author attempts to make a critical distinction between white supremacy,...

Environmental and Animal Rights Extremists in the United States

The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START) has released a new report entitled, “An Overview of Bombing and Arson Attacks by Environmental and Animal Rights Extremists in the United States, 1995-2010: Final Report to the Resilient Systems Division, Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Department...