Dutch Party for Freedom (PVV) leader Geert Wilders speaks during a press conference in The Hague, The Netherlands, 22 March 2014. Wilders led his followers into an anti-Moroccan chant during a party rally, after the Dutch municipal council elections held on 19 March.  Photo: Scanpix/EPA/BART MAAT

Wilders into the wilderness

PROFILE: Controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders steers his party on an increasingly radical course. Øyvind Strømmen “Thus, I ask you, do you want more or fewer Moroccans in this country, in this city?” […]

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A multifaceted revolution

ANALYSIS: The role of the extreme right in the multifaceted, complex Ukrainian revolution should not be overrated. Neither should it be underestimated. Øyvind Strømmen In a recent essay in the New York Review […]

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A new (order) Ukraine?

ANALYSIS: Now that the EU is set to embrace the new Ukrainian government and invest at least 1 billion euros in the “revolutionized” country, it is time to reinvestigate the question of far-right […]

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SPIRITUAL LEADER: Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman - referred to by international media as The Blind Sheikh - is imprisoned in the USA. The sheikh is the former spiritual leader of Egypt's largest Islamic extremist fundamentalist group Jamaa Islamiyya. Here photographed during a news conference in Jersey City. When the sheikh fell sick in December 2006, FBI warned that the death of the sheikh could lead Al-Qaeda to launch terror attacks against the US in reprisal. PHOTOS: Don Emmert/AP and Hate Speech Int.

Fight and win paradise

A recruitment brochure provides a unique glimpse into the world of jihadist headhunters, who lure young fighters to the Syrian civil war by quoting a charismatic blind sheikh imprisoned in connection with the […]

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Blaming Israel for Oslo’s bomb

IN DEPTH: Conspiracy theories about the “Islamization” of Europe helped inspire Norwegian terrorist Anders Behring Breivik, so it’s only natural his elaborate attack would set off a new round of theorizing by conspiracists. […]

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