Why It Matters

“The Most Persistent and Lethal Threat”

February 4, 2021

For years, security experts have warned that white nationalist and white supremacist extremism represent the most significant domestic terrorism threat to the United States. Now, in the wake of the attack on the U.S. Capitol, the country seems to be gaining clarity about the seriousness of the situation for the first time. How did we get here, and what can be done?


Featured Guests: 

Bruce Hoffman (Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security) 

Cynthia Miller-Idriss (Professor, School of Public Affairs and School of Education, American University)


For an episode transcript and show notes, visit us at cfr.org/podcasts/most-persistent-and-lethal-threat