Far-Right

I Spent 25 Years Monitoring Far-Right Extremists for the U.S. Government — No One Listened

I Spent 25 Years Monitoring Far-Right Extremists for the U.S. Government

No one on the right wanted to hear that the U.S. threat environment was shifting from homegrown Muslim extremists aligned with al Qaeda to violent, right-wing extremists. As is customary with inconvenient intelligence, my work was politicized, and my team was dissolved.

The Balkan Roots of the Far Right’s “Great Replacement” Theory

The Balkan Roots of the Far Right’s “Great Replacement” Theory

The turn toward paranoid identity politics and demographic fetishism among ostensibly center-right parties on both sides of the Atlantic readily comports to the ideological discourses developed by Serb nationalists during the 1980s and 1990s.