Right-wing groups in Germany are actively exploiting protests against pandemic restrictions to push their own agenda. DW met a woman who has been fighting right-wing extremism for decades and now worries about growing radicalization.
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.
13 Dec 2021
"Islamic State" propaganda lured hundreds of Indonesians to fight for an extremist cause in Syria. One such Indonesian says the IS Islamic caliphate dream was flawed and that he wants to turn over a new leaf. He has joined a social media campaign to counter extremist narratives.
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.
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.
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.