January 15, 2021

Far-Right Militias Pose Greatest Threat to US National Security, Experts Say

Source: Newsweek

Journalists: Tom O'Connor, Naveed Jamali

Far-right militias pose the greatest threat to the national security of the United States, experts tell Newsweek.

In stark language, they warned of the increasingly grave risk posed by these organized armed extremist movements, as they seek to capitalize on unprecedented political instability to wage war on their own country.

"The threat posed by domestic groups is real," Richard Fontaine, chief executive officer of the Center for a New American Security think tank, told Newsweek.

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  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of CNAS. He served as President of CNAS from 2012–19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009–12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy ad...