The DOJ was quick to cite the largely debunked report when announcing a denaturalization case last week. Despite the facts, many Americans still associate terror attacks with Islamist extremists rather than far-right extremists, Neiwart noted.
Yet, myths about its safety abound. White supremacy is an issue indigenous to the U. There is nothing simple about the path moving forward.
This piece has been updated to include the newest Operation Janus denaturalization case. Law enforcement officials are still investigating whether there is a connection between the person charged with the school shooting, Nikolas Cruz, and white supremacist groups.
Well there is no question that this would be the right thing to do.
So if something happens, the U. Domestic terrorists have been committing acts of terror against the American people for many years. But there is a huge problem associated with going in that direction.
Incidents from left-wing extremists, which include ecoterrorists and animal rights militants, were comparatively rare, with 19 incidents. The SPLC found that in recent years, more than people have been killed or injured by alleged perpetrators influenced by the so-called alt-right.
And there have been many more that went largely unnoticed. After the Portland attack, Trump made no calls to change policy to prevent future attacks. There were almost twice as many terrorist incidents by right-wing extremists as by Islamist extremists in the U. But this same government totally ignores the many acts of terrorism taking place in our own country each and every day.
Attacks by right-wing extremists were also more often deadly, with nearly a third of right-wing extremist incidents resulting in deaths compared with 13 percent of Islamist extremist cases resulting in deaths.
But ignoring the threat of homegrown violence and extremism is as Trumpian as pitting U.
Similar criticisms about the lack of data and the conflation of immigration and terrorism were made by the Cato InstituteTalking Points Memoand Politifact. Previous administrations also had blinders on when it came to acknowledging white supremacy as a source of terrorism, but what Trump is doing is another level of ignoring.
But we have to give credit to those facilitators of the phony War on Terror who never give up trying to instill fear and paranoia into this society. What if this government would really provide for the safety and security of its people by logically assessing this situation to determine where the greatest imminent danger is to be found; that posed by foreign terrorists versus that posed by domestic terrorists?
In other words, instances where denaturalization made sense or was legitimate. In this country there are, on the average, 40 murders committed each day; a total of about 14, annually.
Terrorism within America, happening each and every day?
Far-right extremists are behind far more plots and attacks than Islamist extremists. After all, this is a president who campaigned on white supremacy ; now his administration is using the immigration system as its tool.Feb 27, · As Donald J.
Trump prepares for his first major address to the nation on Tuesday, he has a unique set of issues to tackle. But there is not one singular issue that is dominating the American. Let’s compare the effects of this domestic terrorism on this society with that of the terrible tragedy of in which some innocent people, mostly Americans, lost their lives.
In this country there are, on the average, 40 murders committed each day; a total of about 14, annually.
Its distinguishing characteristic is to avoid or downplay national security as a military problem between nation-states, focusing instead on social and economic causes and an assumed international “responsibility to protect” peoples from violence.
Trump Administration Is Conflating Immigration With Terrorism at the Expense of Domestic Threats Feb 15,pm Tina Vasquez The administration is jeopardizing public safety and national security by overshadowing the very real threats on U.S.
soil: mass shootings, and the continued rise of right-wing extremism and white supremacist. Domestic Terrorism. When the instructor took his concerns to the FBI, Moussaoui was interviewed by Special Agents from the FBI and the U.S.
Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS).
As a result of this analysis, the FBI can issue warnings using an array of mechanisms, and disseminate warnings to appropriate entities in the U.S. When it comes to domestic terrorism in America, the numbers don’t lie: Far-right extremists are behind far more plots and attacks than Islamist extremists.Download