Quick Hits – Episode 208: the great myth of the rise of RWE
If you consult just about Website or self-styled ‘national security’ experts you would walk away convinced that right-wing extremism (RWE) is endemic. Everyone is saying that RWE trumps Islamist terrorism as far as threat goes. Well, what if ‘everyone’ is wrong? It turns out that they are, if you go by data rather than conjecture. Let’s look at why these myths persist.
By Phil Gurski
Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd., a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of six books on terrorism.