In a new documentary about violent political extremism in the United States, Center for Security Policy Senior Analyst for Strategy describes crowd mentality and how normally nonviolent people can be induced to commit vandalism and acts of violence. Crossfire, produced by Lauren Southern and Scooter Downey, documents some of the worst violence plaguing the U.S.
Our new Antifa monograph ranks #1 on Amazon for new titles about terrorism. Unmasking Antifa: Five Perspectives on a Growing Threat, hit the #1 mark within 24 hours of going on sale. It’s an important milestone also because Amazon, the world’s largest bookseller, now recognizes the study of Antifa as a study in terrorism. Center
by J Michael Waller / American Greatness / November 1, 2020 Far from being “spontaneous” or “mythical,” today’s militant political violence is not only organized, it even has user manuals. In destroying statues and other symbols of American history, the new violent extremist movement cultivates its own history:Indoctrinate people without them realizing it, gradually and
J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / September 15, 2020 – To understand Antifa and its broader movement free from the lenses of American politics, the German government is very helpful. German domestic intelligence has a warning: Antifa and its allies are going to get more destructive and more violent. “There is a
by J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / July 31, 2010 – Antifa is an organized “left-wing violent extremist” network with ideological goals “to eliminate the existing state and social order and thus the free democratic basic order,” according to new German internal security report. The report comes out as the United States
by J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / June 16, 2020 – As gratifying as it might be to see a forceful response to the organized anarchy in places like Antifa’s enclave in Seattle, it’s better to wait. President Trump can defeat his adversaries by being patient and not intervening in Antifastan. His
By J Michael Waller / Center for Security Policy / June 3, 2020 – The only real difference between Antifa and the old Baader-Meinhof Gang of West Germany is that Antifa has no prominent leader and its members hide their identities, says German historian Bettina Röhl. Of all people, she should know. Röhl’s mother was