Recently, Dr. Sam Mullins interviewed retired FBI Special Agent Tom O’Connor as part of a new CTGO! podcast. In it they discussed the growing problem of right-wing terrorism.
Their discussion covered the growth and history of these groups, what motivates them, and what next steps they recommend the US government take to help fight it.
The interview took place on May 15th, 2020 (just a few days before the world’s first incel terrorism charge in Canada, and an incel-inspired shooting took place at an Arizona mall).
CTGo! is led by a group of counter terrorism experts at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center of Security Studies. The group shares UNCLASSIFIED information, experiences and perspectives on terrorism and counter-terrorism in order to strengthen the global CT network and improve its ability to effectively reduce the threat. In addition to their Facebook group and podcasts, they also publish a weekly newsletter.