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Don’t Give Domestic Extremists the ‘Post-9/11 Treatment’

March 30, 2021

You may remember the Walmart shooting in El Paso, Texas, which killed 23 people in August 2019. This “deadliest attack to target Latinos in modern American history” was obviously extreme, but so was the response to it. A flurry of opinion-makers demanded that the federal government give domestic terrorism what I call the “post-9/11 treatment.” […]

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March 4, 2021

The January 6 attack on the Capitol spawned calls to give domestic extremists the “post-9/11” treatment, creating a domestic “War on Terror” to mimic the one abroad. But, according to Prof. Abrahms, that strategy was enormously costly in lives and treasure, and actually created an atmosphere in which terrorists could thrive. This is not a […]