Combatting Terrorism Center At West Point Discusses “Right Wing Extremism”

BY Herschel Smith
3 months, 4 weeks ago

CTC:

In addition to this, over the last few years, we have seen—certainly across the English-speaking and Western world—an increase in seriousness and coherence of extreme right-wing groups. It used to look like the extreme right was made up of political movements, and when they conducted violent acts, it was often a lone actor. What we are seeing now is groups of likeminded individuals coming together and talking in a type of language and approach that is used by violent Islamists, using words such as “embracing martyrdom.” In part, this is a response to the broader political context. The far-right parties and movements now have an increasingly coherent narrative, and stronger links to a shared philosophy. Books which espouse this extreme right-wing philosophy are readily available on Amazon, where they have multiple five-star reviews, very few negative reviews, and through algorithms lead the reader to other similarly extreme material. We have not yet worked out, as we did previously with violent Islamist material, what is and is not acceptable on the extreme right-wing side of the ideological equation. The New Zealand attack demonstrated this very clearly when he titled his manifesto “The Great Replacement,” drawing on a French right-wing philosophical tract of the same name.

This apparently passes for scholarship at the center.  We’ve discussed this before, how the nexus connecting the shooters in New Zealand, El Paso and Dayton is: Eco-terrorism, a desire for universally guaranteed income, belief in gun control philosophy, and general anti-religious zealotry.  The shooters were much closer to Antifa than any right wing cause, as pointed out just today (fortunately for readers, you hear it here first).

She passes on the false narrative that these were right wing extremists.  But the important thing isn’t that she doesn’t know what she’s talking about.  I expect that.  The important thing is that the CTC at West Point has their eyes on “right wing extremism” in America.

Whatever that is.

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  1. On August 9, 2019 at 8:28 am, Ned said:

    It would appear that you are “extreme right wing” if you notice that we are being invaded and our culture eroded.

    If you notice the nihilism is replacing Christianity, or that the US figures for deaths caused by guns is low when certain democrat communities are removed from the figures, you are an extremist.

    Meanwhile, in spite of all this extremism, POC will apparently do anything and violate any law to move to a country with an established culture built by white people.

    If you notice these things and say something, you are apparently now a white supremacist – whether or not you are white.

  2. On August 9, 2019 at 11:49 am, John said:

    The Kenyan pumped the systems we depend on for our security and defense full the poison
    of “Mohammadism/Socialism/Gender dysphoria; Good. Opposition to any of them; Bad”.
    He appointed the leadership that he could depend on to carry those policies to fruition.
    It is now taught in these establishments and departments as accepted fact.
    Unless President Trump cleans house very thoroughly and much more quickly
    than he is currently doing, we are in for very “interesting times”.

  3. On August 10, 2019 at 7:46 pm, MTHead said:

    Because under military guide line their not allowed to talk about any other kind?

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