The far right

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Recruitment of veterans by extremists may increase, top Democrat warns
Chair of House veterans affairs committee holding hearings on issue highlighted by veterans’ participation in US Capitol attack

Sergio Olmos

16, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Next Civil War and How Civil Wars Start reviews – US nightmare scenarios
How far will America’s disintegration into irreconcilable factions go? Two authors gaze into the near future of a failed state, at times enjoying their doomsday prophecies a little too much

Peter Conrad

16, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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How the arrest of a far-right militia leader signals a new chapter in the January 6 inquiry
Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes is one of the most high-profile arrests yet in the year-long investigation into the insurrection

Nick Robins-Early

15, Jan, 2022 @3:39 PM

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Guns, ammo … even a boat: how Oath Keepers plotted an armed coup
Unsealed court documents provide the most detailed account to date of the alleged level of planning by far-right militia

Sergio Olmos

14, Jan, 2022 @4:51 PM

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DoJ creates unit to counter domestic terrorism after Capitol attack
‘We face an elevated threat from domestic violent extremists,’ says assistant attorney general of the national security division

Guardian staff and agencies

11, Jan, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Catholic and Jewish leaders condemn fascist display at Rome funeral
Outrage in Italy after mourners give fascist salute outside church and coffin is draped in Nazi flag

Staff and agencies in Rome

11, Jan, 2022 @2:39 PM

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‘The Timothy McVeighs are still there’: fears over extremism in US military
Experts caution the defense department’s safeguards don’t go far enough and that ‘we’re behind the ball on what we know’

Sergio Olmos

10, Jan, 2022 @2:06 PM

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Threats against US lawmakers rose ahead of 6 January anniversary, agency says
FBI and DHS flagged content that could ‘inspire violence by lone offenders against government officials’

Sam Levin in Los Angeles

07, Jan, 2022 @2:08 AM

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Extremist told to read classics by UK judge ‘enjoyed Shakespeare more than Austen’
Ben John gives update on reading list after being handed suspended sentence for terrorism offence

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

06, Jan, 2022 @2:06 PM

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The insurrection is only the tip of the iceberg | Sidney Blumenthal
Behind the insurrection of 6 January was a coup plot that was months in the making, and which involved a dastardly cast of characters

Sidney Blumenthal

06, Jan, 2022 @11:29 AM

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A year after the Capitol attack, what has the US actually learned? | Cas Mudde
The government is finally taking the threat of far-right militia groups seriously. But the larger threat are the Republican legislators who continue to recklessly undermine US democracy

Cas Mudde

05, Jan, 2022 @11:14 AM

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Extremist groups continue to ‘metastasize and recruit’ after Capitol attack, study finds
The report says that while some groups were gripped with paranoia by the arrests, others began targeting local politics

Sergio Olmos

04, Jan, 2022 @6:56 PM

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