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 […]

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 […]