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U.S. Law Enforcement Failed to See the Threat of White Nationalism. Now They Don’t Know How to Stop It.

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The New York Times quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on U.S. counterterrorism strategy and white nationalism.

“I was very pleased when the Obama administration started and said, We’re not going to use the phrase ‘war on terror,’?” says Erroll Southers, a former F.B.I. agent and now director of the Safe Communities Institute at the University of Southern California. “I think the Obama people decided, O.K., we’re not going to call it ‘terrorism,’ thinking it was a good thing. The problem was they didn’t realize how much it emboldened the other side and gave them political cover.”


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