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West Point Think Tank: "Far Right" Groups Threaten America

A West Point think tank has issued a paper warning America about “far right” groups such as the “anti-federalist” movement, which supports “civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government.”

The report issued this week by the Combating Terrorism Center at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., is titled “Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America’s Violent Far-Right.”

Source: Washington Times. Read full article. (link)

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  • Jeff||


  • GroundTruth||

    Damn, they sound dangerous!!! Best round 'em up!

  • An0nB0t||

    Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, far-right radicals.

  • Too_Big_to_Fail||

    Sadly,I work directly with some commissioned officers who subscribe to retarded notions like this.

  • EnemyOfTheState||

    Since when is individual freedom and self-governing a 'Far Right' belief?

  • Anon E. Mouse||

    Since January 21st, 2008.

  • EnemyOfTheState||

    Well played sir.

  • Rob Reagan||

    Where is this "Violent Far-Right" they speak of?

  • Rick Veda||

    Arie Perliger, the author of this document, is a dual Israeli-American citizen. And yes, that matters.

    Those that favor “civil activism, individual freedoms and self-government" are also likely to compose a large number of Israel's political opposition here in the US. Being able to brand a swath of people opposed to your favorite pet country as "terrorists" from the august perch of West Point is a mighty handy thing.

  • phandaal||

    This isn't new, sadly. It's been in security briefs for a while now... I remember doing a double take and having to read the line several times when I saw it a year or so ago.