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Domestic terrorism News

Extremists plot to kidnap and execute cops in Las Vegas

Las Vegas - Two members of the Sovereign Citizens Movement, an anti-government domestic extremist entity, were arrested after investigators thwarted their plot to kidnap, torture, and execute Las Vegas police officers.

NCTC: Common misconceptions about 'homegrown terrorism'

The National Counterterrorism Center recently attempted to clear up what they consider to be some common misconceptions about homegrown terrorism in the United States.

FBI thwart potential terrorist attack

The FBI raided a home in western Minnesota arresting one man who was allegedly in the planning stages of a terrorist plot.

White supremacist 'hit list' prompts FBI concerns in Detroit

Detroit - The FBI has issued alerts to Jewish and civil rights leaders in the Metro Detroit area after the arrest of an alleged white supremacist in an Ohio suburb uncovered what is believe to be a “hit list” as well as an arsenal of high-powered weapons.

FBI investigated Occupy Wall Street as 'domestic terrorists'

Washington - The Federal Bureau of Investigation, in concert with the US military, Department of Homeland Security and private corporations, investigated the Occupy Wall Street protests as potential "criminal" activity and Occupy protesters as "domestic terrorists."

White noise: Inside the 'hate music' industry

Washington - A fatal shooting this past August at a Sikh temple by a skinhead in a 'hatecore' rock band shocked the nation. 'Hate music' is little known to those outside of that dark world. What is 'hate music' and is there a link between it and actual violence?

The other terrorism: Right-wing extremism's threat to America

Washington - Long overshadowed by the foreign jihadist threat posed by al-Qaeda and it's allies, the domestic terrorism threat in the form of shadowy militia groups and militant neo-nazis remains a potent and sincere threat to U.S. national security.

Op-Ed: Remembering the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing

Oklahoma City - Today marks the 17th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, an atrocity perpetrated by domestic terrorists Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols. The date of April 19, is a national day of remembrance for the 168 lives lost in that tragic attack.

Rudy Giuliani: No domestic terrorist attacks under Bush

Mayor of New York City during the tragic September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Rudy Guiliani, recently said that during the Presidency of George W. Bush the United States did not experience any domestic terrorist attacks.

Report: Hate on the rise in United States

In the 1995, Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols, two Americans, orchestrated an attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. A 7,000-pound truck, a bomb on wheels, packed with explosives, detonated and ripped through the building.

Op-Ed: Leaked Intelligence Report Cites Potential Domestic Threats

Leaked intelligence reports now forces the United States to turn its attention back home. The very real threat that American bred extremists Potentially pose to our country should not be dismissed.

Fur Flying In Portland Again

A domestic terrorist group, patterned after the Animal Liberation Front, successfully closed down a long established furrier in Portland in 2006. Emboldened by the success of their tactics, they are now targeting another tax-paying business in Portland.
 

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The Survivor Tree. After surviving the bombing  The Survivor Tree elm became an emblem of the Memori...
The Survivor Tree. After surviving the bombing, The Survivor Tree elm became an emblem of the Memorial.
Dustin M. Ramsey
Visual documenting injuries and fatalities in the Oklahoma City bombing disaster.
Visual documenting injuries and fatalities in the Oklahoma City bombing disaster.
Sue Mallonee at Oklahoma State Department of Health Injury Prevention Service
Aryan Republican Army member brandishing a handgun while making a propaganda video. The Aryan Republ...
Aryan Republican Army member brandishing a handgun while making a propaganda video. The Aryan Republican Army (ARA), a domestic terrorism organization that was active during the mid 90's with the expressed purpose of violently overthrowing the government and establishing the United States as an all white nation.
Screen grab - The History Channel: Army of Hate
An image of Scott Stedeford  the lead singer of the white supremacist rock band  Day of the Sword. S...
An image of Scott Stedeford, the lead singer of the white supremacist rock band, Day of the Sword. Stedeford was also a member of the Aryan Republican Army (ARA), a domestic terrorism organization that was active during the mid 90's with the expressed purpose of violently overthrowing the government and establishing the United States as an all white nation. Stedeford is currently serving a 30 year prison sentence for his part in the terror group.
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Timothy McVeigh about to be led out of a Perry  Oklahoma courthouse two days after the Oklahoma City...
Timothy McVeigh about to be led out of a Perry, Oklahoma courthouse two days after the Oklahoma City bombing.
Olaf Growald
A graph developed by the Southern poverty Law Center documenting the rise of the resurgence of the m...
A graph developed by the Southern poverty Law Center documenting the rise of the resurgence of the militia movement. From 149 groups in 2008, the number of Patriot organizations skyrocketed to 512 in 2009, shot up again in 2010 to 824, and then, last year, jumped to 1,274. That works out to a staggering 755% growth in the three years ending last Dec. 31. Last year’s total was more than 400 groups higher than the prior all-time high, in 1996 - a year after the Oklahoma City bombing.
Southern Poverty Law Center
U.S. Air Force personnel from work alongside civilian firefighters to remove rubble from the explosi...
U.S. Air Force personnel from work alongside civilian firefighters to remove rubble from the explosion site of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City. The U.S. Air Force is provided around-the-clock support of personnel, equipment, and supplies during rescue and relief efforts.
U.S. Department of Defense
The Oklahoma City National Memorial at dusk as seen from the base of the reflecting pool.
The Oklahoma City National Memorial at dusk as seen from the base of the reflecting pool.
FL Smith
An American neo-nazi militant holding a holding a 30-.06 rifle against the backdrop of a Nazi flag.
An American neo-nazi militant holding a holding a 30-.06 rifle against the backdrop of a Nazi flag.
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Devon Campbell Newman  67  and David Allen Brutsche  42.
Devon Campbell Newman, 67, and David Allen Brutsche, 42.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police
Aerial view of Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after bombing. Up until the September 11  2001  ter...
Aerial view of Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building after bombing. Up until the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks by international Islamic extremists, the Oklahoma City bombing by right-wing domestic extremists was the deadliest terrorist attack in the nation's history.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Ku Klux Klansmen and women at a cross lighting in on November 12th  2005.
Ku Klux Klansmen and women at a cross lighting in on November 12th, 2005.
Confederate till Death
The ruins of the Murrah Building are demolished more than a month after the Oklahoma City bombing. T...
The ruins of the Murrah Building are demolished more than a month after the Oklahoma City bombing. The bombing had occurred with a Ryder truck similar to the one in the lower left of the picture. The Oklahoma City Bombing National Memorial would later be built on the site.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)