In the News, News Stories

Photo of an American flag hanging from a building waving in the breeze.
(Credit: Patrick Tomasso/Unsplash )

Should we all breathe a sigh of relief that the former president’s second indictment came and went without political violence?

That would be premature, says Amy Cooter, senior research fellow at the Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism. Most of the feelings that fed the January 6 attacks are still there, she notes, and the groups that perpetuated the violence are likely looking for new ways to engage.

In an interview with The Conversation, Cooter offered an appraisal of the state of far-right extremism in the U.S. Read the full interview here.

Our work is made possible by research grants and gifts from supporters. We appreciate your generosity.

Donate Today

Stay up to date on CTEC’s activities!

Join Our Newsletter

Open positions at CTEC are advertised through the Middlebury Institute’s employment opportunities Handshake.

Current Openings