After a deadly truck attack killed eight in Manhattan on Tuesday, multiple news networks have identified the driver as Sayfullo Saipov of Tampa, Florida. John Yang speaks with Lorenzo Vidino of George Washington University about how the latest incident may…
By Travis Daub
The internet and interconnectedness of the world has aided the spread of extremist ideologies like white supremacy. But researchers are seeking ways to turn social media into a megaphone for facts and alternative narratives as a way to turn people…
By PBS NewsHour
Hari Sreenivasan takes a deep look at the nation’s divide following Saturday’s deadly incident during a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Virginia, as well as what the Trump administration needs to do with Vanita Gupta of the Leadership Conference…
By Deb Riechmann and Eric Tucker, Associated Press
An Associated Press series is examining issues at stake in the presidential election and how they affect people. This one focuses on homegrown extremism.
By P. J. Tobia
Federal prosecutors once regarded Jesse Curtis Morton as a threat to national security. Now, he is a terrorism analyst at a George Washington University-based think tank.
Relatives of fighters who joined the Islamic State militants and other groups came together at an anti-radicalization conference in Paris with hopes of reaching a turning point in the fight against extremism. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Bono brought his star power to Capitol Hill Tuesday as he called on members of Congress to take swift action on the refugee crisis and violent extremism.
By artsdesk, Peggy Robinson
Peter Bergen studied how homegrown and self-radicalized terrorism develops in the U.S. for his new book "United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists."…
By Deb Riechmann and Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday, telling lawmakers that a small group of violent extremists will attempt to overcome the logistical challenges of mounting…
By PBS NewsHour
The federal government has launched an initiative to counter violent extremism among potential homegrown terrorists. Part of the effort enlists college students to develop an online campaign and social media strategy against ISIS propaganda. NewsHour's Christopher Booker reports.
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