Tag: far right terrorism

Far-Right Terrorism Is Now Britain’s Fastest Growing Problem

Since 2017, one-third of terror plots with an aim to kill were linked to far-right ideologies. In September, the highest-ranking counterterrorism officer in Britain, Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, declared the far-right to be the fastest growing terrorist threat to Britain. According to the Met, in the last year, a quarter of all terrorism… Continue reading “Far-Right Terrorism Is Now Britain’s Fastest Growing Problem”

ASEN-CARR Blogpost #1 with Craig McCann

In ASEN-CARR’s inaugural podcast, CARR Doctoral Fellow Nicholas James speaks to Senior Fellow Dr. Craig McCann, who is an expert on preventing violent extremism. Dr. McCann researches, lectures, and writes on far right extremism, counter terrorism, and preventing and countering violent extremism. In this 45-minute interview, he speaks to Nicholas about recent developments in preventing… Continue reading “ASEN-CARR Blogpost #1 with Craig McCann”

The 1980 Oktoberfest bombing – a case with many question marks

The irregularities in the case point to the fact that the reappraisal of the radical right’s history in post WW-II Germany is still at an early stage. In May 2019, media reported that the investigations into the disastrous 1980 Munich Oktoberfest radical right bombing are going to be closed. According to the federal prosecutor who has… Continue reading “The 1980 Oktoberfest bombing – a case with many question marks”

Far Right Terrorism & the Problematic Case of Spontaneous Attacks: A Quantitative Study

In the early morning hours of May 20, 2017, Sean Urbanski murdered Richard Collins III on the University of Maryland’s campus for refusing his demand for Collins to step out of his way on the sidewalk. Collins was in the wrong place, at the wrong time. He was celebrating his impending graduation from Bowie State… Continue reading “Far Right Terrorism & the Problematic Case of Spontaneous Attacks: A Quantitative Study”