Statement about the new right-wing terrorism in Germany (case “Lübcke”) in the Spiegel-Magazine (Title story, English version), 22nd June 2019

Der Spiegel, Magazine (22nd June 2019) International Father, Neighbor, KillerGermany’s Chilling New Far-Right Terror The recent politically motivated assassination of a prominent local leader in Germany has raised concern about the growing threat of far-right extremism in the country. As investigators search for possible accomplices, politicians are struggling to find answers to the escalating violence. By […]

After Christchurch: Statements in Spiegel-Magazin Titelstory (23rd March 2019) – here in English version

From the Web to Real LifeThe Growing Threat of Online-Bred Right-Wing Extremism The gunman who killed 50 people in Christchurch, New Zealand is being celebrated by right-wing extremists around the world, including in Germany. It is a sign of how the internet has forged a new kind of terrorist threat, and an increasingly emboldened network […]

My statement about the new right-wing terrorism in Germany/Chemnitz (Deutsche Welle)

Deutsche Welle GERMANY 02.10.2018 Author Ben Knight Revolution Chemnitz: Why a German neo-Nazi group was charged with terrorism The seven neo-Nazis arrested in the German state of Saxony are facing more serious charges than previously expected. After some bad press, German prosecutors are now much quicker to reach for terrorism charges.      For many, the escalation […]

Just published a book about lone wolves and right-wing terrorism (Hoffmann und Campe)

Florian Hartleb EINSAME WÖLFE Der neue Terrorismus rechter Einzeltäter Download druckbares Cover Autor: Florian Hartleb Titel: Einsame Wölfe ISBN: 978-3-455-00455-7 Verlagsbereich: HoCa – Sachbuch Einband: Pappband mit SU Produktart: Buch Seiten: 256 Erscheinungsdatum: 04.10.2018 Verfügbarkeit: lieferbar   22,00 (D) 22,70 (A) 29,90 (CH)       Utøya, München, Macerata – Unsere liberale Gesellschaft ist in […]

I call it “Black July”: After the terrorist attacks in Germany. My Statements about the consequences (Christian Science Monitor, 28th July 2016)

After – or despite – a violent week, Germany still turns to Merkel   Populists have tried to gain political footing over a threat they say was magnified by the chancellor’s ‘open door’ refugee policy. But many say that Merkel might actually gain politically after the attacks. By Rachel Stern, Correspondent JULY 28, 2016 Hannibal […]