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For five years, Sheikh Faisal was the “religious sanctioner” for the foremost Islamist extremist group in the U.S., Revolution Muslim. From 2007-2011, Revolution Muslim brought Al-Qaeda’s ideology to the United States and, with it, a rabid anti-Semitism.
Anti-immigrant fervor, once relegated to more extreme quarters, has been increasingly mainstreamed over the last ten years. Over the last two years, with the advent of a new administration focused on much stricter immigration policies and complementary executive actions, anti-immigrant and anti-refugee sentiment has made life substantially more difficult for all immigrants. Read ADL’s latest report.
Each year, ADL’s Center on Extremism tracks murders perpetrated by all types of extremists. In 2018, every single extremist killing — from Pittsburgh to Parkland — had a link to right-wing extremism. This report provides key insights into the crimes, including motivations behind these violent attacks.
Misogyny is a dangerous and underestimated component of extremism, and it shares alarming common ground with white supremacist ideology.
White supremacists in the United States have experienced a resurgence in the past three years, driven in large part by the rise of the alt right.
More than a year since claims surfaced of a “stolen” or “rigged” election, and 12 months after the Capitol insurrection, conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election are alive and well.
Right-wing extremists cheered the announcement; they believe Musk will usher in a new era on the social media platform, free from “left-wing” censorship.