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The Soufan Center Webinar: “Echoes of January 6th: Lasting Impacts for Transnational Far-Right Violent Extremism”
The Soufan Center invites you to join us for a webinar entitled, “Echoes of January 6th: Lasting Impacts for Transnational Far-Right Violent Extremism.” Taking place on January 25, 2022 from 10:00 – 11:30 am ET, the webinar will assess projections for the evolution of far-right violent extremism internationally. As the United States marks the one-year anniversary of the Capitol insurrection that took place on January 6, 2021, it is critical to assess how U.S. domestic violent extremism may act as a catalyst for far-right extremist networks globally, both online and offline. The continued proliferation and resonance of neo-Nazi ideology and violent white supremacy is a global phenomenon, and increasing connections and linkages between far-right extremists, across a “salad bar” of ideologies, will strengthen existing networks and continue to help the movement evolve in dangerous ways.

Through a moderated interactive session, panelists will explore the lasting impacts of January 6th on the transnational far-right violent extremist threat. The Soufan Center builds on its extensive analyses in reports, IntelBriefs, and the media on far-right violent extremism and U.S. domestic violent extremism to present this virtual discussion, bringing together researchers, analysts, and practitioners for a unique and timely discussion.

Speakers include:
Dr. Lenita Törning, Researcher at the Swedish Centre for Preventing Violent Extremism (CVE)
Mr. Tom O’Connor, Retired FBI Special Agent and Principal Consultant at FEDSquared Consulting LLC
Ms. Elizabeth Neumann, Chief Strategy Officer of Moonshot and Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Counterterrorism and Threat Prevention
Dr. Colin P. Clarke, Senior Research Fellow at The Soufan Center [moderator]

Audience questions may be submitted in advance via email to info@thesoufancenter.org.

Jan 25, 2022 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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