THE ATOMWAFFEN DIVISION (AWD): THE EVOLUTION OF THE WHITE SUPREMACY THREAT

On 29 August, Homeland Security Today commented on a new report from the Soufan Center which calls on the US Government to treat the ultra-right, white supremacist AWD as a terrorist organisation.  It says that AWD has demonstrated an ability to commit terrorist attacks, which have been enabled or facilitated through its paramilitary training camps.  It says that while its roots are in the US, the group has an expanding international footprint, with established links and affiliates in the UK, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, and the Baltic States.

https://www.hstoday.us/subject-matter-areas/counterterrorism/the-atomwaffen-division-the-evolution-of-the-white-supremacy-threat/

The report itself is at –

https://thesoufancenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/The-Atomwaffen-Division-The-Evolution-of-the-White-Supremacy-Threat-August-2020-.pdf

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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