Tagged: white supremacy

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In Focus: Terrorist Manifestos

New In Focus now available on Terrorist Manifestos. A collection of resources that focuses on terrorists’ use of detailed manifestos, which “outline ideology, motivation, and tactical choices” for their violent attacks (ICCT). The list includes analyses of the current use of manifestos in extreme-right and white supremacist ideologies, the impacts of...

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Imitators or Innovators? Comparing Salafi-Jihadist and White Supremacist Attack Planning in the United States

The Program on Extremism at George Washington University released a report titled “Imitators or Innovators? Comparing Salafi-Jihadist and White Supremacist Attack Planning in the United States,” by Bennett Clifford and Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens. This report draws a comparison between two extremist groups: white supremacists and Salafi-jihadists. While literature on the matter...

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New Report Compares Salafi-Jihadism and White Supremacist Extremist Ideologies

Rise of the Reactionaries: Comparing the Ideologies of Salafi-Jihadism and White Supremacist Extremism, the latest report from the Program on Extremism at George Washington University and the National Counterterrorism, Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE), explores the ideological similarities between Salafi-jihadism and right-wing white supremacist extremism. Jihadists are the ideological fringe...

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White Supremacy Search Trends in the United States

Moonshot, along with the Anti-Defamation League, have recently released a report analyzing the internet searching habits of Americans on topics related to white supremacy and anti-Semitism. The study covers the period of July 2020 – March 2021, during which the events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black Lives Matter movement,...

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The Rise of Domestic Extremism

In the wake of an increasing amount of events related to armed politics and violent activism in the United States, the Foundation for Defense of Democracies has released two reports that evaluate the growing threats of domestic extremist movements. The first report, Skinheads, Saints, and (National) Socialists: An Overview of...

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Examining Military Experience Among the Capitol Hill Siege Participants

The Program on Extremism along with the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point have just released ‘This is War’: Examining Military Experience Among the Capitol Hill Siege Participants. This study “uses federal court documents to examine the prevalence, demographics, and characteristics of individuals with military experience who were charged for...

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American Extremism: White Supremacists

The Counter Extremism Project‘s (CEP) report on White Supremacy Groups in the United States is an expansive list of the different types of racial elitist groups operating in the U.S. since the inception of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in 1865. The report identifies 199 known white supremacist groups, separated...

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Countering Domestic White Supremacy Threat

The Program on Extremism at George Washington University and the Center on Extremism at the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) published a new report, White Supremacist Terror: Modernizing Our Approach to Today’s Threat, highlighting the persistent threat of white supremacy movements in the United States. In particular, it addresses the challenges in...

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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,...