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Terrorism and Political Extremism
U.S. Institute of Peace
USIP provides the analysis, training and tools that prevent and end conflicts, promotes stability and professionalizes the field of peacebuilding.
PEJ New Media Index: June 8-12, 2009
Political Extremism (At Home and Abroad) Dominates the Blogosphere
Reaction to two events that put the spotlight on political extremists overwhelmed recent discussion in the social media. One, widely covered in the U.S. media, was the attack at the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. by a white supremacist. The other, barely noticed in this country, was a European Parliamentary election that seated two members of a hard-line right-wing party.
European Parliament Election Results 2009
Official results of June vote across the member states of the European Union, including data on electoral fortunes of “extreme” parties.
New York Times: Economic Crisis Raises Fears of Extremism in Western Countries
A solid majority of people in the major Western democracies expect a rise in political extremism in their countries as a result of the economic crisis, according to a new poll.
Political Extremism in Central Asia
International Media Support
With case examples from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the report presents empirical data and an analysis of the coverage of extremism and terrorism by media in Central Asia.