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    BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's military intelligence agency is being replaced as authorities step up efforts to root out right-wing extremists in the military, the defense ministry said Thursday. Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer decided “with his agreement” that Christof Gramm will be replaced next month as head of the MAD agency, a ministry...
    BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany’s military intelligence agency is being replaced as authorities step up efforts to root out right-wing extremists in the military, the defense ministry said Thursday. Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer decided “with his agreement” that Christof Gramm will be replaced next month as head of the MAD agency, a ministry...
    The FBI is conducting “quite a number” of “domestic terrorism investigations” targeting “violent anarchists” inspired by the Antifa ideology, the agency’s director Christopher Wray told a House panel on Thursday. “Antifa is a real thing,” Wray told the House Homeland Security Committee, but he stressed that it is an ideology, not a specific organization. The...
    At least 29 police officers in western Germany have been suspended pending an ongoing investigation for allegedly exchanging photos of former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and doctored images depicting refugees in gas chambers on their personal cellphones, state officials announced Thursday. Both male and female police officers in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), a German state...
    With Fall 2020 upon us it is time again for gun control advocates’ quadrennial tradition – dishonestly attempting to convince voters that a brazenly anti-gun presidential ticket does not pose a threat to gun owners. This year the deception is again being backed by longtime Massachusetts anti-gun advocate and wealthy businessman John Rosenthal. Despite both...
    A group of Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter Tuesday to Democratic Chairman Jerry Nadler demanding he denounce “left-wing violent extremism” and more. Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan, Colorado Republican Rep. Ken Buck, Republican Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson, and Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner sent the letter to Nadler also saying he...
    Joe Biden is increasingly casting the violence in cities such as Portland and Kenosha as a right-wing phenomenon stoked by President Trump, in an effort to undercut the “law and order” case against the Democratic ticket. “I condemn this violence unequivocally. I condemn violence of every kind by anyone, whether on the left or the...
    When Elizabeth Neumann went to work in counterterrorism in Donald Trump’s Department of Homeland Security, she thought she’d be focused on Islamic extremism, as she was in George W. Bush’s administration. But as the assistant secretary for counterterrorism and threat prevention at DHS, she soon realized that she had to take the threat of white-supremacist...
    A man who addressed the “Justice for Jacob” rally in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Saturday declared: “If you kill one of ours, it’s time for us to kill one of yours.” Several prominent leaders were present at the otherwise peaceful rally, including Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes (D). Protesters march with the family of Jacob Blake during...
    Far from being some ennobling act of atonement, the violence and chaos evident in the wave of riots across our nation seem compelled more by vitriol and radicalism than anything else. The brazen destruction of many of our nation’s monuments, attacks on local businesses and individuals who don’t kowtow to the movement, and growing enmity...
    A man who ambushed a New York City police officer in Brooklyn in June — stabbing him in the neck and stealing his gun to shoot other officers — had an interest in violent Islamic extremism and punctuated the attack with screams of “Allahu Akbar,” prosecutors alleged in court papers filed with his indictment Thursday...
    (CNN)A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment Wednesday against 21-year-old Dzenan Camovic for a knife attack on NYPD officers during a protest on June 3 in Brooklyn, an attack that prosecutors describe as ISIS inspired. Prosecutors allege Camovic, a Bosnian national, was living in Brooklyn illegally when he approached two uniformed NYPD officers on...
    Election headquarters belonging to the campaign of New York Republican Rep. Tom Reed was vandalized, the congressman announced on social media Wednesday morning. Last night a brick was thrown through our campaign office in my hometown of Corning causing extensive damage. Thank God no one was hurt but this renews our commitment to stand up...
    As protests in Portland, Oregon, have continued for more than 85 consecutive nights, tensions have continued to escalate. But you'd never know it by listening to the mainstream media's false narrative about "peaceful protests" against racism and police brutality. Black Lives Matter protests (riots) took an especially vicious turn this week...
    The truly radical and occasionally anti-American voices in the Democratic Party have been on full display during this week's Democratic National Convention, though not in the sight of most of the viewing public, Tucker Carlson said Wednesday. "You might not know this, but most of the actual convention events take place during daytime hours," the "Tucker Carlson Tonight"...
    In 2016, Donald Trump made immigration restrictions a signature marketing campaign problem. Since then, Trump’s aimed toward considerably decreasing immigration, particularly within the months after COVID-19 arrived on our shores. Some voters, polls present, have balked at his extra draconian measures, which ought to present a gap to Joe Biden. But Biden’s drawback is...
    In 2016, Donald Trump made immigration restrictions a signature campaign issue. Since then, Trump’s aimed at significantly reducing immigration, especially in the months after COVID-19 arrived on our shores. Some voters, polls show, have balked at his more draconian measures, which should provide an opening to Joe Biden. Yet Biden’s problem is the Democratic Party...
    Gabriel Salguero, the pastor who prayed over the opening of the Democratic National Convention, in July called for the party to reject "abortion extremism." Salguero, president of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition who served in former President Barack Obama’s faith-based advisory council, signed an open letter with more than 100 other faith leaders asking that...
    A "Boogaloo" movement follower displayed some of the movement's patches on his body armor at a North Carolina protest this spring. Facebook is failing the public—and the underlying principles of an open society, including the free exchange of ideas—on a multitude of fronts. The social-media giant has become the home, organizationally and (dis)informationally, of a...
    Maybe there really are two Americas. In Minneapolis, site of some of the most destructive rioting in decades, Democrats in Tuesday’s primary backed a radical anti-Semitic progressive who wants to dismantle the police. In Georgia’s 14th District, Republicans elected as their Congressional nominee Marjorie Taylor Greene, a businesswoman accused of making racist comments and criticized...
    Attorney General William Barr told Fox News host Mark Levin during an interview Sunday that the mainstream media are lying about the far-left violence that has been playing out in the streets across America over recent weeks. “We have the citizen reporters, who have these videos of these events, which are quite different than what...
    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Thursday convicted several members of a youth group on extremism charges widely seen by critics as fabricated. Moscow’s Lyublino District Court found members of the New Greatness group guilty of creating an extremist organization. A sentence is expected later. Prosecutors have asked the court to sentence three...
    Daily Caller editor-in-chief Geoffrey Ingersoll has said that the conservative news website has experienced Google search suppression similar to that reported by Breitbart News yesterday. Based on Google’s defense that it manually blacklists “violent extremism,” Ingersoll pointed out: “We are not ISIS.” “Specifically we struggled with search slowly dwindling until May 4 exactly. We...
    A group of more than 100 Christian pastors and religious advocates signed a letter to the Democratic Party urging leadership to moderate the party's position on abortion. The letter acknowledges that those who are calling for the action are among a mix of political parties and registered voters, but they all "appreciate the Democratic...
    BERLIN (AP) — Faced with growing concern over right-wing extremism in Germany’s military, the country’s defense minister on Monday marked the anniversary of a failed plot to kill Adolf Hitler by urging today’s soldiers to take their inspiration from those who tried to assassinate the Nazi dictator. Speaking at a ceremony in Berlin swearing in...
    A video produced by the district office of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg features a sticker promoting the far-left extremist Antifa group as part of a presentation for an anti-right-wing extremism award. The video, which promotes the Silvio-Meier Prize, features a sticker that states “Antifa is Love”. According to the Berlin government website, the prize is awarded to those who take...
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany recorded a significant rise in the number of right-wing extremists last year, after security agencies added thousands of members of the country's main far-right party to the count. An annual report on extremism in Germany released Thursday estimates the number of right-wing extremists in the country at 32,080 last year. This...
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany recorded a significant rise in the number of right-wing extremists last year, after security agencies added thousands of members of the country’s main far-right party to the count. An annual report on extremism in Germany released Thursday estimates the number of right-wing extremists in the country at 32,080 last year. This...
    Arie Perliger July 5, 2020 6:58PM (UTC) "domestic terrorism" designation: no real effect As U.S. politics heat up in advance of the November election, it's not surprising that extremist groups across the political spectrum are becoming more active and engaged in acts of political violence. A growing number of scholars and policymakers suggest this...
    Flemish right-wing and far-right protesters light flares during a protest against the Marrakesh Migration Pact in Brussels, Belgium, on December 16, 2018. Shutterstock / Alexandros Michailidis Furthermore, both have been answered following many similar keys. Let’s see why. The concept of collective security The concept of collective security is related to organizations such...
    Germany’s defense minister disbanded a company of special forces on Wednesday, saying a culture of right-wing extremism had been allowed to develop behind a “wall of secrecy.” Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told reporters that “toxic leadership” in the company was found to have fostered an extreme right attitude among some members of the Kommando Spezialkraefte,...
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s defense minister disbanded a company of special forces on Wednesday saying a culture of right-wing extremism had been allowed to develop behind a “wall of secrecy.” Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told reporters that “toxic leadership” in the company was found to have fostered an extreme right attitude among some members of...
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s defense minister reportedly plans to restructure the country’s special forces unit after numerous allegations of far-right extremism. Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has called a news conference for Wednesday to talk about a “structural analysis” of the Kommando Spezialkraefte, or KSK, unit, following up on an analysis she ordered in May. Her...
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s defense minister reportedly plans to restructure the country’s special forces unit after numerous allegations of far-right extremism. Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has called a news conference for Wednesday to talk about a “structural analysis” of the Kommando Spezialkraefte, or KSK, unit, following up on an analysis she ordered in May. Her...
    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Leaders from the five countries of West Africa’s Sahel region — Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger — will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in Mauritania’s capital Nouakchott on Tuesday to discuss military operations against Islamic extremists in the region, as jihadist attacks...
    Warning that Islamic extremists want to impose fundamentalist religious rule in American communities, right-wing lawmakers in dozens of U.S. states have tried banning Sharia, an Arabic term often understood to mean Islamic law. These political debates – which cite terrorism and political violence in the Middle East to argue that Islam is incompatible with modern...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY SIMON LEWIS Attorney General William Barr on Friday ordered the establishment of a task force to counter what he called “anti-government extremists” committing violence as protests against police brutality convulse the United States. In a...
    Reuters June 27, 2020 0 Comments Attorney General William Barr on Friday ordered the establishment of a task force to counter what he called “anti-government extremists” committing violence as protests against police brutality convulse the United States. In a memo to law enforcement and prosecutors released by the Department of Justice, Barr said alleged...
    By Simon Lewis WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General William Barr on Friday ordered the establishment of a task force to counter what he called "anti-government extremists" committing violence as protests against police brutality convulse the United States. In a memo to law enforcement and prosecutors released by the Department of Justice, Barr said alleged extremists...
    (CNN)Steve Bannon, the former adviser to US President Donald Trump, recently won a legal battle with Italy's culture ministry to set up a far-right Catholic political academy, a "school of gladiators" in his words, in an 800-year old monastery. Although the Italian ministry said it would appeal the decision, for now the academy is moving...
    THE violent attack on people relaxing in a Reading park at the weekend has thrown the threat of violent extrem-ism back into the spotlight.  The suspect, Libyan Khairi Saadallah, 25, is in custody and it is important we do nothing to deny him the right to a fair trial — the sort of civilised due...
    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state news agency Tass says a prominent member of the protest group Pussy Riot has been detained by the police anti-extremism division. The Mediazona website reported that Pyotr Verzilov was seized at his apartment by unidentified men who broke down the door on Sunday morning. Tass cited a police...
    The President of the United States ignored all the precautionary measures issued by his government and crowded thousands of people, without masks, while his country registers almost 120,000 deaths and more than 2.2 million infections. “The choice in 2020 is very simple: Do you want to kneel before a mob on the left, or...
    No wonder Meghan Markle wanted out of Canada. According to a report released Friday, Canadians are among the “most active” in the world when it comes to right-wing extremism online. The report, titled “An Online Environmental Scan of Right-wing Extremism in Canada”, was published by the UK-based Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) think-tank, and “found more...
    COVID-19 may have canceled the Pride Month parades, but LGBT activists have found another way to celebrate: vilifying J.K. Rowling. The zillionaire “Harry Potter” author recently earned the wrath of the trans movement when she averred that biological sex is real. After reading an article that referred to “people who menstruate,” instead of “women,” Rowling...
    Facebook has removed another 900 social media accounts linked to white supremacy groups including the Proud Boys and the American Guard after members discussed plans to bring weapons to protests decrying police brutality against black people.   The company announced Tuesday that it recently took down 470 accounts belonging to people affiliated with the Proud Boys...
    Joe Scarborough accused Facebook of actively 'promoting extremism' in a fiery monologue Wednesday morning as civil rights groups urged big advertisers to pull spending from the social media giant for its failure to make its platform less hostile.  The Morning Joe host ripped into Mark Zuckerberg by first criticizing him over a statement that he...