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19 years after 9/11, Americans continue to fear foreign extremists and underplay the dangers of domestic terrorism

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Focusing on national counterterrorism efforts against both Islamist extremism and far-right extremism acknowledges that there are differences between these two violent movements. Focusing solely on one, while ignoring the other, will increase the risk of domestic terrorism and future acts of violence.

19 years after 9/11, Americans continue to fear foreign extremists and underplay the dangers of domestic terrorism

‘Jihadists were going to burn it all’: the amazing story of Timbuktu’s book smugglers | World news | The Guardian

In 2012, ​tens of ​thousands of ​artefacts from the golden age of Timbuktu were at risk in Mali’s civil war. This exclusive extract describes the race to save them​ from the flames – and how lethal attacks could still threaten the town’s treasures

Source: ‘Jihadists were going to burn it all’: the amazing story of Timbuktu’s book smugglers | World news | The Guardian

Reclaim Australia affiliate planned bomb attacks: police

31 year-old Phillip Michael Galea, who was arrested in counter-terrorism raids in central Victoria in August, was planning deadly bombing attacks on left-wing targets. Vision courtesy Seven News Melbourne.

Source: Reclaim Australia affiliate planned bomb attacks: police

Israel’s extremists aren’t as fringe as you think | +972 Magazine

If a video of religious youth stabbing a photo of a murdered Palestinian infant isn’t enough to convince mainstream Israel that there is a problem, what will? Celebrants at a Jerusalem wedding for a couple…

Source: Israel’s extremists aren’t as fringe as you think | +972 Magazine

Anti-Muslim extremists: how far will they go? – Background Briefing – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

In Australia there’s been a surge in support for right-wing extremist groups like the United Patriots Front and Reclaim Australia. Christine El-Khoury asks how far their hate will go.

Source: Anti-Muslim extremists: how far will they go? – Background Briefing – ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)