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Extremist groups in the United States

Extremist groups in the United States

a curriculum guide.

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Published by Anti-defamation League of Bʼnai Bʼrith in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Radicalism -- United States.,
    • Attitude (Psychology) -- Study and teaching -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 305-307.

      ContributionsB"nai B"rith. Anti-defamation League.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN90.R3 E98 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 315 p. :
      Number of Pages315
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2968733M
      ISBN 100884640345
      LC Control Number84215014
      OCLC/WorldCa12583391

        Cyberspace has also enabled extremist groups to adopt decentralized organizational structures with indiscernible command hierarchies, making them difficult to identify and target using conventional military power., Joint Force Quarterly, Issue 79 includes trends in defense analysis, articles discussing integrity in military writing, and the essay . Get this from a library! Extremist groups in America. [Susan S Lang] -- Examines many of the extremist religious, paramilitary, and racist groups in America, discussing their hatred of Jews and blacks, how they recruit new members, and how they may be opposed.

        The Southern Poverty Law Center lists nearly hate groups active in the United States today. Some of these, such as the KKK, have deep roots in American history. Others are newer, formed in response to policies and shifts in our cultural landscape. Often these organizations imply defense of America and political ideals in their names, such as "Council of .   Summary View help for Summary. The purpose of this study was to address some of the gaps in what is known about right-wing terrorism by (1) comparing right-wing extremist "advocates" with "implementers", and (2) identifying internal processes related to organizational planning and group roles by focusing on how right-wing extremist groups recruit new members.

      Finally, extremist groups engage in a process of dehumanisation. They give their opposing groups animalistic characteristics (like labelling immigrants as a “swarm of rats”). Anti-abortion Extremism and Violence in the United States perhaps the clearest application is the anti-abortion movement in the United States, which includes: elected officials, members of Author: Aaron Winter.


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Extremist groups in the United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Counter Extremism Project maintains a database of information about extremist groups, including their leaders, history, financing, violent activities, government designations, and rhetoric.

Learn more about each group below. The Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) is an Islamist terrorist organization that seeks to establish an independent Islamic state. Hizballah has supporters worldwide, including in the United States. ISIL/ISIS Overview of Group: ISIL (DAESH) is a highly violent extremist group that has killed thousands of men, women, and.

Overview of Group: Lashkar e-Tayyiba is one of the largest anti-India-focused extremist groups. It formed in the early s as the military wing of a Pakistan-based Islamic fundamentalist organization.

The group raises money and recruits people around the. The SPLC is the premier U.S. organization monitoring the activities of domestic hate groups and other extremists – including the Ku Klux Klan, white nationalists, the neo-Nazi movement, antigovernment militias and others. We track more than. Despite calls for research on the similarities and differences between violent extremist groups and criminal street gangs, there have been few empirical comparisons.

We develop a comparative model that emphasizes explicit, spurious, and indirect linkages between the two groups and use national sources of data on domestic extremists and gang members—the Profiles of Individual. 33 rows  Islamic Jihad Union (IJU): aim(s): drive NATO forces out of Afghanistan and.

• Provides insight into the motivations of individuals and groups that insist that the character and culture of the United States has been fundamentally changed by unchecked immigration policies that are, even now, damaging the United States • Highlights major extremist events that illustrate extremist ideologies in action5/5(1).

The Southern Poverty Law Center lists nearly hate groups active in the United States today. Some of these, such as the KKK, have deep roots in American history. Others are newer, formed in response to policies and shifts in our cultural : $   Due to a long history of law enforcement penetration and disruption, right-wing extremist groups in the United States and Europe adopted the leaderless resistance model of terrorism in the s.

In recent years we have seen right-wing extremists adopt social media strategies pioneered by jihadist groups, particularly the Islamic State. The number of extremists and extremist groups in the United States has increased dramatically in the last 20 years.

This encyclopedia, the only one of its kind, provides the most up-to-date information on of the most influential and significant homegrown extremists and extremist groups that have operated in the U.S.

sinceas well as entries on important extremist. Editor’s Note: For the U.S. government, terrorism is a foreign-linked danger, not a domestic one.

Groups that foment violence at home are criminal and investigated as such, but a terrorism label is not used. Jason Blazakis, a professor at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey who for many years ran the office at the State Department in charge of terrorist.

The Aryan Brotherhood, a violent white supremacist gang, formed within the California state prison system in the late s. On August 9,the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office opened a racketeering enterprise investigation into the gang.

The case was closed in Nuestra Familia. George Jackson Brigade. The following list of designated terrorist groups have been created by national governments, former governments, and inter-governmental organizations.

Such designations have had a significant effect on the groups’ activities. United States (15 August extremist and terrorist" organizations officially banned by courts. As of   THE ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY. Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA Phone: Member Services: 1.

This study compares the organizational-level variables of violent and nonviolent far-right extremist groups. This study makes an important contribution by coding for attributes for each specific year that an organization existed.

Prior research has only examined organizational characteristics at a single point of time. Our strategy here better specifies differences between violent and. Extremist-related shooting sprees are increasingly a problem in the United States. One of the reasons so many people died at the hands of extremists in the perpetrators used firearms.

In36 of the 42 people killed by extremists (86%) were murdered with guns. In fact, 90 percent of the individuals involved in Islamist extremist plots in the United States since were U.S.

citizens or living in the United States with documentation. The biggest threat, then, does not come from individuals residing outside U.S. borders; instead, the terrorism tends to be homegrown, increasingly influenced by the. The Foundations of Geopolitics: The Geopolitical Future of Russia is a geopolitical book by Aleksandr book has had a large influence within the Russian military, police, and foreign policy elites and it has been used as a textbook in the Academy of the General Staff of the Russian military.

Its publication in was well-received in Russia and powerful Russian Author: Aleksandr Dugin. The FBI has established a National Task Force and Intelligence Center at FBIHQ to coordinate this information campaign, and develop and implement a nationwide, strategic investigative approach to addressing the animal rights/eco-terrorism threat in the United States.

The FBI has also conducted liaison and cooperated in investigations with. Preliminary data for the United States shows five additional deadly white extremist attacks, including mass shootings at high schools in Florida and Texas and at a Pittsburgh synagogue Author: SIMONE LANDON.

This book gives readers a balanced look at the issue of extremist groups and its surrounding arguments. Extremist Groups familiarizes readers with the history of extremism in the United States, as well as the First Amendment.

Topics include the rights of extremists, determining when actions cross the line, and deciding when force is justified.Get this from a library! Extremist groups in the United States: a curriculum guide. [B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League.;]. The United States is committed to working with Egypt to develop a comprehensive counter-insurgency strategy that addresses the underlying political, economic, and social conditions that give rise to extremist elements, while defeating the threats that plague Egypt and the region.

United Arab Emirates.