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Analysts Say Armed Groups At Protests Raise Specter Of A 'Street War'

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Street clashes have erupted, involving a mix of protesters, authorities, extremists and agitators. With armed factions squaring off, terrorism analysts fear the worse is still to come.

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'I Am Antifa': One Activist's Violent Death Became A Symbol For The Right And Left

Thursday, July 23, 2020

President Trump and his supporters portray antifa as the left's equivalent to deadly far-right extremists. Domestic terrorism data show just one fatality is linked to antifa — the attacker himself.

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Terrorist Or Hero? Politics Shape The Story Behind Antifa's Only Fatal Attack

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The White House describes antifa as a violent mob of leftist extremists. But the government's findings show that the U.S. anti-fascist movement is linked to one death — one of its own.

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An Uneasy July 4th In Richmond, Va., As Armed Groups Gather Warily

Monday, July 06, 2020

Black protesters and Boogaloo boys, both carrying weapons but offering radically different visions of America, assembled in the former capital of the Confederacy over the holiday weekend.

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A Look At Protests In Richmond Over Independence Day Weekend

Sunday, July 05, 2020

July 4th was tense in Richmond as residents continue to clash over the movement to remove Confederate statues in the city.

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'Not Your Old-School Aryan Nation Guy': Army Case Highlights Evolving Threat

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Federal prosecutors say Army Pvt. Ethan Melzer tried to conspire with neo-Nazis and jihadists to ambush his own unit. Researchers say "hybrid" motivations are part of today's extremist threat.

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Pandemic Blues Or Signs Of Extremism? New Guide Teaches Parents To Stay Alert

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Researchers warn that the pandemic's mix of fear and isolation can fuel extremism among young Americans. A new guide helps parents watch for signs of radicalization.

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Far-Right Group Pranked: 'Dude, Is This Like A Bad Impression Of Borat?'

Sunday, June 28, 2020

The actor and serial prankster Sacha Baron Cohen is suspected of infiltrating a far-right group's rally in Washington state over the weekend.

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New Research Shows People Are Not As Divided Along Political Lines As They Think

Friday, June 26, 2020

It is no secret that the U.S. citizens are deeply divided along political lines. But a new study has found that Americans are not nearly as divided as they might think.

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U.S. Soldier Charged In Plot To Attack Own Unit

Friday, June 26, 2020

A U.S. soldier is charged with passing military secrets to a white supremacist group in Europe. Prosecutors say the soldier plotted an ambush of his own unit.

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Vehicle Attacks Rise As Extremists Target Protesters

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Twenty people are facing prosecution amid reports of at least 50 vehicle-ramming incidents at protests since late May.

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'Remember Who We're Fighting For': The Uneasy Existence Of Seattle's Protest Camp

Thursday, June 18, 2020

The open-air camp in the Capitol Hill area is more than a week old. Underneath the peace-and-love vibe is an undercurrent of anxiety that it won't end well and that black people might get the blame.

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A Look At What's Happening In Seattle's 'Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone'

Sunday, June 14, 2020

It's been nearly a week since Seattle Police vacated their precinct in Seattle's Capitol Hill Neighborhood. Protesters now occupy the area.

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Terrorism Researchers Link The Spike In Vehicle Ramming Attacks With The Far Right

Friday, June 12, 2020

Nearly three dozen incidents of cars ramming into protesters have been recorded since the start of unrest over George Floyd's death. Researchers say it appears to be a growing tactic of the far right.

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Trump Administration Blames Far-Left Extremists In George Floyd Protests

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Attorney General William Barr said peaceful protests were "hijacked by violent radical elements." President Trump blamed "Antifa and the radical left."

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Years Before The Pandemic, War Games Predicted A 'Global Tempest'

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

In the early 2000s, war games about pandemics popped up. But participants say the outbreak threat couldn't compete with more visible national security concerns such as wars and terrorist attacks.

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War-Gamed Pandemic Disaster Unfolds In Real Time

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

In the early 2000s, war games about pandemics started popping up. But at the time, the outbreak threat couldn't compete with more visible national security concerns like wars and terrorist attacks.

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FBI: New iPhone Evidence Shows Pensacola Shooter Had Ties To Al-Qaida

Monday, May 18, 2020

Justice Department officials say Apple hampered their investigation by refusing to unlock the gunman's iPhones. The case is part of a longstanding debate over national security interests and privacy.

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'Us Vs. Them' In A Pandemic: Researchers Warn Divisions Could Get Dangerous

Friday, May 15, 2020

The U.S. was deeply divided before the coronavirus hit. Now, researchers worry that the pandemic is worsening what they call a dangerously polarized climate.

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Researchers Say That The Debate Over The Coronavirus May Become More Violent

Friday, May 15, 2020

Threats against contact tracers, intimidation of people with masks, shooting at McDonald's — the debate over the coronavirus is becoming more violent. Researchers warn that violence can keep rising.

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