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 […]

Review of my book “lone wolves” in the leading Estonian Think tank ICDS (22 August 2019)

Interesting review of my book “lone wolves” in the leading Estonian Think tank ICDS (International Centre for Defense and Security) specialising in foreign policy, security and defence issues by Aimar Ventsel   PAPER ISSUE   AUGUST 22, 2019 The Story of a Lone Wolf     Aimar Ventsel   What connects people like Uwe Mundlos, […]

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 […]