A weekly review of violent extremism in America


June 21, 2021

Last Week in Review

Assault on the Capitol: The Fallout

January 6 rioter charged with bringing gun to Capitol grounds

Capitol riot update: Feds charge 489 people from 43 states and DC
Capitol Hill Siege – GW Program on Extremism


Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch 2 members of Congress
New York Times

New York woman sentenced to 16-plus years for planning terrorist attack on U.S. soil
Justice News

Hate Crimes

Seattle man charged with hate crimes for attacking 2 women of color
Seattle Times

94-year-old Asian woman stabbed in unprovoked attack in San Francisco
Sacremento Bee

Suspect tells police he targeted white men in South Carolina shooting spree
Columbus Ledger-Inquirer 

Massachusetts man convicted of trying to firebomb Jewish assisted living facility
Justice News

Indiana man sentenced to 4 years for weapons offenses and threatening Black neighbor
Associated Press

Colorado man pleads guilty to hate crime in stabbing of Black man in Oregon

Rampage Violence (non-ideological)

Driver of pickup truck rams into cyclists during Arizona race, critically injuring 6
NPR News

Worker kills 2 and injures 2 in workplace shooting at Alabama fire hydrant plant
CBS News

Arizona security guard arrested for killing 1 and injuring 12 in Phoenix-area shooting spree
ABC News

Conferences and Congressional Hearings

The Capitol Insurrection: Unexplained Delays and Unanswered Questions (Part II)
House Committee on Oversight & Reform (video)

Countering Domestic Terrorism: A Conversation with the DHS Counterterrorism Coordinator
Program on Extremism – George Washington University (video)

In-Depth Look at Extremism

Islamist Terrorism and the Current Situation in the Middle East
Fighting Terror (audio)

Oath Keepers: How a Militia Group Mobilized in Plain Sight to Assault the Capitol
60 Minutes (video)

National Strategy for Countering Domestic Terrorism
National Security Council (report)


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