Friday, 7th October 2022

Extremism scholar: Capitol attack ‘wasn’t just a one-off’

Extremism scholar Cynthia Miller-Idriss talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about the probability of future challenges to US democracy. Miller-Idriss notes that online communication has exposed more people to radical views and that counterterrorism strategies lag behind.


22 May 2017
President Trump and First Lady Melania participate in the inauguration of the Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology in Saudi Arabia.
30 Nov 2017
War on terror - Buhari reveals policy framework preventing extremism.
17 Apr 2018
Fabien Truong, a sociologist and professor at Paris 8 University. In the 2000s, he worked as a teacher in several high schools in the underprivileged Paris suburbs.
10 Sep 2018
Russia is using a controversial anti-extremism law to silence unwelcome critics and opposition groups. Valentin Sokolov spent seven months in jail because of something he published on the internet. DW's Miodrag Soric visited the activist.
10 Oct 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged religious leaders in the country to assist the government to overcome forces of destruction by enlightening their followers to guard against religious extremism and terrorism.
29 Feb 2020
About 3,000 people have taken to the streets, calling on Germany's government to take action against growing right-wing radicalism. Protesters carried signs slamming the far-right AfD's normalization of racist rhetoric.
9 Dec 2020
Islamic scholar tasks Aregbesola, Oyetola on unity
26 Jan 2021
Law enforcement and intelligence officials have been directed to conduct a full assessment of potential domestic terrorism and extremism following the US Capitol attack.
1 May 2021
Said Djabelkhir, an Algerian scholar on Islam, says he'll appeal his three-year jail sentence and keep fighting for "freedom" of reasoned thought.
3 May 2021
Germany, France, Italy and Spain say they will continue to fight terrorism in Africa's troubled Sahel region following the jihadi killing of three Europeans in Burkina Faso.
20 May 2021
The proposal to investigate the pro-Donald Trump protesters' attack on the Capitol now goes to the divided Senate.
19 Jun 2021
Both right-wing and left-wing extremism flourished during the pandemic year, Germany's domestic intelligence agency said in its latest report. But the security forces have themselves come under new scrutiny.