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General News    H4'ed 11/4/18

Advance Copy: Law Enforcement Failed to See Threat of White Nationalism--statistics tell the story

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These genuine statistics belie the strident rhetoric around “foreign-born” terrorists! From the FBI to the DHS to state police US law enforcement failed to see the threat of white nationalism.  For2 decades, domestic counter-terrorism strategy has ignored the rising danger of far-right extremism.In this atmosphere of apparent indifference on the part of government officials and law enforcement, a virulent, and violent, far-right movement has grown and metastasized. White supremacists and other far-right extremists have killed far more people since 9/11 than any other category of domestic extremist.These statistics raise questions about the US counterterrorism strategy,which for has been focused on American and foreign-born jihadists, overshadowing right-wing extremism as a legitimate national-security threat. Read next week’s NY Times, cover story now.


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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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