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White Americans Are The Biggest Terror Threat In The United States

An unwanted surprise for American patriots

Peter Gelling in his article for Global Post explains, why white Americans pose terroristic threat to the U.S.

The New America Foundation organization based in Washington conducted a research which results turned out to be overwhelming. According to the results, most of terroristic attacks in the U.S. since 9/11 were performed by radical extremists groups with anti-government agenda and white supremacists.

It has been disclosed that the number of deaths during attacks of right-wing extremist protesters twice exceeded number of Muslim attacks’ victims. Out of 26 assaults that took place since September 11, 2001, 19 were brought off by groups that had no connection to Muslims.

For some reason, attacks performed by right-wing extremists do not usually get much media coverage: for instance, shooting that took place in Wisconsin in 2012 and resulted in six killed is hard to reminisce of. By the way, the shooter was a neo-Nazi affiliate. Another example of such brutality is the couple which relentlessly killed two police officers, left a swastika on one of the bodies and murdered a third person outside a Wal-Mart. Finally, four people were assaulted at the mall of the Pacific Northwest by two white racists.

It is hard to divide ideological violence, that is, terrorism, from mass shootings occurred because of strong opinions and anger issues of shooters. Thus, “most mass shootings, for instance, like Sandy Hook or the Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting — both in 2012” cannot be filed under “terrorism” label, concludes Gelling. However, the mass murder of nine in Charleston, South Carolina fits the terror definition and the shooter clearly expressed his views on the supremacy of the white race over the black one.

But unless the fight with such ideological brutality does not require Special Forces or Predator drones, it is unclear what would be the response of the U.S government on the right-wing terrorism.

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