The Threat of Domestic Extremism
March 3, 2021 – Seamus Hughes, Deputy Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University is an expert on terrorism, homegrown violent extremism, and countering violent extremism.
He speaks with Megan Torrey about the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6th, domestic terrorist threats, and the best way to approach this growing issue.
What are the roots of this homegrown violence? What are the motivations of these domestic extremist groups? What threat does growing extremism pose to the U.S. and the world?
Deputy Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University