Sweden is the latest European country hitting the headlines for a rise in extremism and xenophobia. Sunday thousands of pro-Democracy Stockholmers plan to take to the streets after last weekend's violent neo-Nazi rally.
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US President Barack Obama gave an address to the UN General Assembly in New York Tuesday. He told world leaders it was their "obligation" to forcefully condemn violence and extremism, citing the murder of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens as an example.
A federal grand jury in Portland indicted a militant white supremacist couple on murder charges this past Thursday after the pair allegedly unleashed a wave of terror across the Pacific Northwest region that left four dead last fall.
Thursday, a Russian court in the Altai region of the country, found a leader of the local congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses guilty of the offense of "extremism," and of "inciting hatred and insulting human dignity."
In a country torn by political strife, the man in the middle has trouble. Bush tried the middle near the end of his last term; Obama tried at the outset. Both failed to gain votes or public support because the US is too torn apart.
Nigeria, suffering from economic and political corruption, has been the target of extremism for some time and now, according to strategic intelligence resources, the country is a target for Taliban takeover with the country’s oil reserves at risk.
Recent coverage of the G8 Summit, suspected sources of "Green House Gases", ongoing disputes over Canada's arboreal forests, and other environmental issues has forced me to ponder whether balanced discussion can even exist. Where is the center?
A report commissioned by the EastWest Institute stated that "Violent Muslim, Christian and Jewish extremists invoke the same rhetoric of "good" and "evil" and the best way to fight them is to tackle the problems that drive people to extremism."
David Joseph Pedersen and Holly Ann Grisby, the white supremacist couple has been charged by federal authorities with unleashing a crime wave across the Pacific Northwest that included robbery, theft and kidnapping and resulted in the deaths of four people.
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An American neo-nazi militant holding a holding a 30-.06 rifle against the backdrop of a Nazi flag.
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.