london

UK Terrorism Watchdog Launches Inquiry into Inmate Radicalization

British terrorism experts and prison officers have been warning that prisons are a “nightmare” to work in because of the constant threat of radicalization of the general inmate population, and the increase in threats of beheadings against prison officers from extremists.

cybercrime

‘You Can’t Solve Domestic Terrorism with an Algorithm’

Social media firms have been scrambling to crack down on domestic terrorist threats ahead of the inauguration and beyond, but experts say their efforts are only temporary solutions. For one thing, the lack of industry-wide coordination around the issue means fringe movements can easily migrate to smaller platforms, and often darker corners of the web, say the experts.

protest

Experts Predict New Era of Extremist Violence After Assault on Capitol

The deadly insurrection at the Capitol should serve as a wake-up call to those who have ignored the warnings, says one expert on right-wing violence, who called it “the beginning of a new movement, not the end of an old one.” At least 120 individuals have been arrested so far, many of them members of groups following conspiracy theorists.