The American newspaper Newsweek published an article for the former Pentagon advisor, Yasmine El-Gamal, in which she considered that despite the passage of a year since the US Department of Homeland Security - which was established in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001 - announced its intention to respond to domestic terrorism and the threat posed by white nationalists And other acts of violence, the facts indicate that nothing has been accomplished in this area.
The former adviser indicated that US President Donald Trump has been using his accounts on social media platforms to fuel that extremism, indicating that these challenges will remain untreated as long as he is president of the United States.
According to the article, a study was conducted by the Anti-Defamation League, a non-governmental organization concerned with the defense of civil rights, based in America;
Ninety percent of the extremism-related killings that took place in America in 2019 were linked to the extreme right.
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray recently told the House Judiciary Committee that extremists who commit acts of violence with racist or ethnic motives make up a large part of the FBI's investigations into domestic terrorism, and that most of those attacks are fueled by a theory of superiority. White race.
The author criticized the US government's reluctance to do enough to address the threat posed by white extremists, and said that Trump has repeatedly hesitated to focus or address white extremist groups and the far right, and that many of those groups have openly supported him.
She noted that the extent of Trump's willful and dangerous behavior toward these extremist groups was recently revealed through a complaint filed by a whistleblower this month, in which he alleged that senior Department of Homeland Security officials had pushed their political analysts to downplay the threat posed by extremists. The Whites, among other powers, despite their awareness of the threat they pose.