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.
Amy Cooter, senior research fellow at the Center on Terrorism, Extremism, and Counterterrorism, wrote an opinion piece for The Conversation, noting a possible change in public sentiment regarding limits of free speech.