My piece for Open Democracy: New dimensions of terrorism: tracking right-wing inspired (25th March 2020) lone wolves

CAN EUROPE MAKE IT?   Open Democracy New dimensions of terrorism: tracking right-wing inspired lone wolves The significance of the American position should not be underestimated, for they are also host to many of the most powerful social media and gaming platforms in the world.   Florian Hartleb 25 March 2020 Anders Behring Breivik in […]

Press release (Springer) about my new book “Lone Wolves. The New Terrorism of Right-Wing Single Actors), 6 March 2020

Lone Wolves in sheep’s clothing – terrorism as a symptom New Springer book, Lone Wolves: The New Terrorism of Right-Wing Single Actors, examines a new breed of terrorism that feeds on the hunger for sensationalism and the trend of depoliticisation in Western societies exposing unfamiliar risks and threats Heidelberg | New York, 6 March 2020 The […]

Danger of the lone wolves. A small analysis after the Hanau case (21st February 2020)

My analysis in English about the recent right-wing inspired lone wolf attack in Germany (Hanau) – a deeper analysis is in my book on the topic (just published, Springer, 2020)   https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030361525 Danger from “lonely wolves”: The perpetrator from Hanau was among us February 21, 2020   Friday February 21, 2020By Florian Hartleb The attack […]

Just published my book “Lone Wolves – The New Terrorism of Right-Wing Single Actors” (Springer)

  Free Preview © 2020 Lone Wolves The New Terrorism of Right-Wing Single Actors Authors: Hartleb, Florian Highlights the dynamics and ideological roots of lone wolf terrorism Written in clear and straightforward language for the politically interested reader Discusses suitable countermeasures to prevent future terror attacks About this book:  As the attacks in Norway, Munich and […]

EU in troubles? An answer (together with Roland Freudenstein), December 2019

György Schöpflin, a former Hungarian MEP from the Fidesz-Party and well-known Professor, writes about trends that cause concern within the EU. “For the small countries of Europe—and this includes all the former communist states—the thought of being integrated into a European empire should be anathema,” says Schöpflin. “They’ve all been through the imperial wringer, several […]

Statements in “Der Spiegel” after the lone wolf-terrorism in Halle/Germany (11/11/2019)

Far-Right Terrorism Deadly Attack Exposes Lapses in German Security Apparatus The 27-year-old German man who went on a shooting spree during the Yom Kippur holiday was out to kill Jews. He apparently self-radicalized in the darkest corners of the internet, beyond the reach of police or intelligence officials, who are woefully unprepared for this new breed […]