Left-Wing Extremism: The Current Threat

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Left-wing extremism is ''alive and well'' both in the US and internationally. Although the current domestic terrorist threat within the U. S. is focused on right-wing extremists, left-wing extremists are also active and have several objectives. Leftist extremists also pose an espionage threat to U.S. interests. While the threat to the U.S. government from leftist extremists has decreased in the past decade, it has not disappeared. There are individuals and organizations within the U.S. who maintain the same ideology that resulted in the growth of left-wing terrorism in this country in the 1970s and 1980s. Some of the leaders from ... continued below

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Seger, Karl A. April 30, 2001.

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Left-wing extremism is ''alive and well'' both in the US and internationally. Although the current domestic terrorist threat within the U. S. is focused on right-wing extremists, left-wing extremists are also active and have several objectives. Leftist extremists also pose an espionage threat to U.S. interests. While the threat to the U.S. government from leftist extremists has decreased in the past decade, it has not disappeared. There are individuals and organizations within the U.S. who maintain the same ideology that resulted in the growth of left-wing terrorism in this country in the 1970s and 1980s. Some of the leaders from that era are still communicating from Cuba with their followers in the U.S., and new leaders and groups are emerging.

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  • Other Information: PBD: 30 Apr 2001

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  • Report No.: ORISE 01-0439
  • Grant Number: AC05-00OR22750
  • DOI: 10.2172/780410 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 780410
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc724454

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  • April 30, 2001

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Seger, Karl A. Left-Wing Extremism: The Current Threat, report, April 30, 2001; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc724454/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.