A weekly review of violent extremism in America


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October 17, 2022

Last Week in Review


Canadian living in California gets 20 years for recruiting Islamic State fighters
Associated Press

Pentagon interpreter charged with lying about ties to ISIS while serving in Afghanistan
Rolling Stone

Hate Crimes

Murders of trans people nearly double over 4-year period
CBS News

Minnesota woman charged with threatening to kill Somali family

Ohio ‘incel’ pleads guilty to plotting mass shooting of women at university
ABC News

14-year-old Michigan boy arrested for posting photos of firearms with anti-Semitic threats
Detroit News

Ex-caretaker pleads guilty to hate crime charges for abusing special needs patients
Pittsburg Post-Gazette

Rampage Violence (non-ideological)

Jury recommends life without parole for Parkland high school shooter

15-year-old arrested for killing 5 and injuring 2 during mass shooting in Raleigh
NBC News

Update on Jan. 6 Cases

Father and stepson arrested for attacking police officers during Capitol breach
Justice News

Cell phone evidence indicates Oath Keepers planned to bring weapons into DC on Jan. 6
Law & Crime

Indictments (so far): At least 884 charged for Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol
GW Program on Extremism (updated 10/11/22)

In-Depth Look at Extremism

Mass Shootings: How Do We Stop Them?
Science Vs (audio)

Eye on Political Islam and Ideologies: What Is Islamism?
Fighting Terror (audio)

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