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Right-wing terrorism in West Germany

Bruce Hoffman

Right-wing terrorism in West Germany

by Bruce Hoffman

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Germany (West),
  • Right and left (Political science),
  • Fascism -- Germany,
  • Germany (West) -- Politics and government -- 1982-1990

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBruce Hoffman.
    SeriesThe Rand corporation -- P-7270., P (Rand Corporation) -- P-7270.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. ;
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17627124M
    OCLC/WorldCa15021256

      Stroobants also observed that data shows that the level of political terrorism in the West was much higher in the s and s; far-left groups like West Germany’s Baader–Meinhof Gang and Author: Mark Mahon. Because of the recent July attack in Norway, right-wing terrorism is once again brought to the forefront of international media attention. This type of terrorism has been around for well over a century in the form of racist groups such as the Klu-Klux-Klan, however it is only relatively recently that this ideology has begun to motivate.

    On the West German responses (and occasional ignorance) to right-wing terrorism, see for instance Peter Lehr, “Still Blind in the Right Eye? A Comparison of German Responses to Political Violence from the Extreme Left and the Extreme Right.” In Extreme Right Wing Political Violence and Terrorism, ed. Max Taylor, Mark Currie, and Donald Author: Bernhard Blumenau. From the beginning of the s political parties of the extreme right in a number of European democracies - France, Austria, Italy - began to enjoy substantial and largely unanticipated strength at the polls. By the mids, leaders of these far-right parties began to serve as ministers in national governments. Italy led the way, as they had led the way earlier in the twentieth century when.

      On Monday 20 April , from to (CET/GMT+1), the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) and Leiden University’s Centre for Professional Learning jointly hosted a guest Live Briefing, followed by a Q&A session.. Right Wing Extremism In Europe: Case Studies from Germany. Arie Kruglanski and David Webber have conducted extensive empirical research on.   An analysis by Quartz of the same Global Terrorism Database confirmed that the trend persisted in , when most attacks in the US were committed Author: Luiz Romero.


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68 rows  Terrorism in (or involving) West Germany and reunified Germany. During the Cold War, especially in the s, West Germany experienced severe terrorism, mostly perpetrated by far-left terrorist groups and culminating in the German Autumn ofthe country's most serious national crisis in postwar history.

Terrorist incidents also took place. Right-wing terrorism or far-right terrorism is terrorism that is motivated by a variety of different right-wing and far-right ideologies, most prominently by neo-Nazism, neo-fascism, ecofascism, white nationalism, white separatism, ethnonationalism, religious nationalism, and anti-government patriot/sovereign citizen beliefs and occasionally by anti-abortion and tax resistance.

Get this from a library. Right-wing terrorism in West Germany. [Bruce Hoffman] -- "This paper discusses recent evidence that suggests that right-wing terrorism in Europe is a more serious threat than generally believed.

The author reviews neo-Nazi and neo-fascist attacks of the. Right-Wing Terrorism in Germany and Beyond Daniel Koehler believes that right-wing terrorism is a unique form of political violence. As his analysis of the German DTGrwx dataset confirms, it’s a type of violence that’s carried out by well-defined actors who use specific methods to target distinct types of victims.

By Daniel Koehler for ISN. This paper discusses recent evidence that suggests that right-wing terrorism in Europe is a more serious threat than generally believed. The author reviews neo-Nazi and neo-fascist attacks of the past seven years, traces their transnational connections, and discusses cooperation between left.

The book also contains a complete list of all the German right-wing terrorist groups and incidents since the Second World War. Based on the most detailed dataset of right-wing terrorism in Germany, this book offers highly valuable insights into this specific form of political violence and terrorism, which has been widely neglected in.

This Note presents an analysis of right-wing terrorism in Europe. It considers the phenomenon of right-wing terrorism — its methods, aims, and prospects. It examines the right-wing or neo-Nazi/neo-fascist organizations presently active in Italy, West Germany, and France.

Culture Chronicle of right-wing terrorism in Germany. Neo-Nazi violence is a hot topic once again - but it's nothing new. Right-wing marches, arson attacks against asylum seekers, political. Get this from a library. Politics against democracy: right-wing extremism in West Germany.

[Richard Stöss] -- The election success of Right-Wing extremists in West Germany is limited, but surveys have shown that up to 40per cent of the public show themselves to be susceptible to. This book examines the response to right-wing extremism in the US from both the government and non-governmental organisations.

It provides a detailed portrait of the contemporary extreme right in the US including interviews with several of the movement's leading figures from groups such as the Ku Klux Klan, Militias, American Renaissance and the White Aryan by: West Germany (–) In the Deutsche Rechtspartei was founded and in succeeded by the Deutsche the allied occupation of Germany ended in a number of new far-right parties emerged: The Socialist Reich Party, founded inthe German Social Union (West Germany), the Free German Workers' Party, Nationalist Front and National Offensive.

Tanjev Schultz, a professor of journalism at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz and the author of a prizewinning book about right-wing terrorism in Author: Peter Kuras.

In addition, right-wing political parties have tried to gain support from the rather new phenomenon of right-wing populist protest movements such as PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the Occident) and its franchises across Germany.

78 Though some attacks have been carried out by organized neo-Nazis who took part in anti. In there were militia groups in the United States.

Inthat number more than tripled toand now there are nearly In Right-Wing Resurgence, author Daryl Johnson offers a detailed account of the growth of right-wing extremism and militias in the United States and the ever-increasing threat they pose.

The author is an acknowledged expert in this area and has been an /5(14). Database on Terrorism in Germany: Right-Wing Extremism and Jihadism. One of the core GIRDS projects is the ‘Database on Terrorism in Germany’ (DTG) currently available for right-wing extremism’ (DTG rwx) and Jihadism (DTG-JI).As the most comprehensive collection of qualitative and quantitative data regarding German right-wing and Jihadist terrorism so far the project allows for unique.

This book discusses right-wing extremism by analysing Germanophone research on this topic for the first time in English, including unique survey data from Germany and Austria.

Highlighting how questions of terminology can become complicated when country cases are compared, the authors analyse theoretical and methodological issues in relation to Brand: Taylor And Francis. For example, right-wing and racist violence were described as "non-classic" terrorism, "an unexpected face of extremism," and a less "significant" threat than Muslim violence (Leblanc [26] Daniel Köhler, “German Right-Wing Terrorism in Historical Perspective.

A First Quantitative Overview of the ‘Database on Terrorism in Germany (Right-Wing Extremism)’ – DTGrwx’ Project,” Perspectives on Terrorism 8, no. 5 ().Cited by: 6. Made in Germany: NSU, RAF, RZ. Munich Following the horrible terrorist attack at the Munich Olympic Games in and the botched rescue attempt that left all of the hostages dead, Germany created a special federal anti-terrorism police unit known as GSG Munich attack was carried out by foreign terrorists, but in the ensuing years most of the terrorism incidents in Germany have been.

Panel Right-Wing Terrorism and Violence in Post-WWII Europe Abstract In the s, right-wing terrorism in the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) grew out of the mere theoretical planning stages into a phenomenon that saw a number of severe terrorist acts committed in its name.

Bottom Line Up Front • InEurope suffered from the highest number of terrorist attacks linked to jihadist ideology in modern history. • In the United States, saw just one death as a result of jihadi-linked terrorism, although right-wing terrorists killed 15 Americans the same year.

• The threat of terrorism in Continue reading "Terrorism in the West: Comparing the Threat.“Hive Terrorism,” a term introduced by the author, is a very recent and growing phenomenon in Germany and is composed of fluid networks centered around shared opposition to democratic government and immigration and mobilizing activists from mainstream society more or less spontaneously for terrorist and other violent acts.

36 Hive terrorism.Despite Western Europe’s extensive history of right-wing terrorism, a systematic categorization of key actors and events is lacking. This article aims to narrow this gap by proposing the first empirically derived typology of right-wing terrorism and violence in Western Europe.