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Rise of far-right violence leads some to call for realignment of post-9/11 national security priorities

Aug 05, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

The United States continues to employ a staggering arsenal of armed forces, unmanned drones, intelligence agencies and sweeping domestic authorities to contain a threat - Islamist terrorism - that has claimed about 100 lives on American soil since the nation mobilized after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

No remotely comparable array of national power has been directed against the threat now emerging from the far right, a loose but lethal collection of ideologies whose adherents have killed r...