Countering the Far Right


This latest report from UK think tank the Henry Jackson Society looks at how far-right extremisim can be combated.

Countering the Far Right: An Anthology offers answers to burning questions in the debate over far-right extremism. Today, dispute rages over issues as fundamental as what constitutes the ‘far right’ and whether the ‘far right’ stems from an extremist political ideology, or is motivated by religious or ethnic prejudice. Formed of nine chapters, the anthology builds on a three-part series of events which were hosted by HJS over the course of 2019. The events included contributions from all sides of the political spectrum, as well as academics and leading thinkers in the fields of counterterrorism and combatting extremism. Taken together, this compilation of essays makes essential reading for anyone interested in the rise of the far right in the United Kingdom and globally, the use of the internet to spread extremist views, the risks of global networking, and the renewal of far-right movements. It puts forward realistic policy solutions to counter these trends and threats.

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