11/04/2013

Terror from the right: plots, conspiracies and racist rampages since Oklahoma City

Based on a “manifesto” the suspect was carrying, the fatal shooting of a TSA officer at Los Angeles International Airport last Friday appears to be another in a long series of domestic terrorism incidents linked to far-right extremism. Read a compendium of such plots and attacks since Timothy McVeigh’s 1995 bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City. 

Also, read the SPLC’s exclusive report on the LAX shooting and the suspect’s manifesto, which referred to conspiracy theories and themes that animate the antigovernment “Patriot” movement.