A weekly review of violent extremism in America


August 8, 2022

Last Week in Review


Man with assault rifle arrested at Iranian dissident’s NYC home
NBC-New York

West Virginia man gets 3 years for threatening to kill Dr. Fauci and his family

Justice Department charges 5 people for threatening violence against election workers
PBS Newshour

U.S. judge sentences Canadian to life for aiding ISIS, including executing Syrian prisoners
CBS News

Hate Crimes

Utah teen faces hate crime charge for anti-LGBT assault on 17-year-old boy
CBS-Salt Lake City

Washington man indicted for making inter-state threats of racially motivated violence
Justice News

Oregon woman arrested for threatening female police officers due to their race and gender
Willamette Week

Aurora police search for man who tried to set victims on fire because they were speaking Spanish

Texas man gets 25 years for attacking Asian family he thought caused COVID
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

In-Depth Look at Extremism

How America’s Militias Threaten Democracy
Big World (audio)

Is Afghanistan Harboring Terrorists — Again?
Post Reports (audio)

Implications of the Drone Strike on al-Zawahiri
Target USA (audio)

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