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The lawmaker asked Biden to name foreign white nationalist groups ‘foreign terrorist organizations’ to limit the threat.

The administration of President Joe Biden is being pressured by the Elissa Slotkin Democratic Representative to consider its appointment white supremeism group abroad as foreign terrorists subject to the actions of the US government as the United States continues to view domestic extremism after January 6 far-right rebellion efforts, Reuters reported.

If the Biden administration takes an unprecedented step on the list of groups such as “foreign terrorist organizations” (FTO), or even a less stringent nomenclature, it will help curb the organization. Dangerous white extremes, Slotkin argued in a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, were assessed by Reuters.

“It will also give the US Government more tools to engage and flag US citizens to contact, support, train, and engage (white supremeism Slotkin, a former CIA analyst who chairs a subcommittee of the US House of Representatives that focuses on intelligence and counterterrorism, said.

The State Department declined Reuters’ request for comment. Slotkin’s request has not been reported before.

Slotkin asked the US State Department to consider listing more than a dozen organizations including the neo-Nazi National Action group, established in England and banned there in 2016. It was described in a 2018 U.S. counterterrorism report as a terrorist group promoting violence against politicians and minorities.

President Joe Biden held the first Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington on April 1, 2021 [File: Tom Brenner/Reuters]

She also named it the neo-Nazi The Nordic Resistance Movement, which the report describes as an anti-Western transnational organization behind violent attacks, including against Muslims and leftist groups.

Slotkin’s Michigan county saw law enforcement break a conspiracy last year to kidnapped Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Her work as a lawmaker focuses on extremism in the country.

“These conspirators are not affiliated with al-Qaeda or ISIS. They don’t come from a war-torn region halfway around the world – they’re Americans. They are white in color. And they were radicalized at home, ”Slotkin said in a recent hearing.

The Biden administration has signaled that it is poised to take a more robust approach to combat violent domestic extremists – namely white supremacists, which the FBI considers as Top threat in that group.

Homeland Security Minister Alejandro Mayorkas told lawmakers last month violent extremism in the country “It poses the most persistent and deadly terrorist threat to today’s homeland”.

Since 2018, white extremists have conducted more lethal attacks in the United States than any other violent extremist movement in the country, the ministry said in an October report (PDF).

The Office of Director of National Intelligence said in a report (PDF) last month that “a handful” of racially or racially motivated extremists in the United States “went abroad to connect with like-minded individuals.”

Last year, the State Department took the first step towards exerting pressure on overseas white patriots by appointing the Russian Imperial Movement and three of its leaders. are “specially designated global terrorists” (SDGTs).

It was the first such appointment. Slotkin welcomed the move but wrote: “It’s time to do more.”

Slotkin also called for consideration of the FTO designation for groups including the German-based Atomwaffen Deutschland Division, the Feuerkrieg Division run by a 13-year-old Estonian boy, Generation identification, which there are groups across the US and Europe, Based in Canada North order, and Ban Sonnenkrieg of Australia, both of which are linked to the Ban Atomwaffen network.

Blood & Honor, Combat 18 and Order of Nine Angles are also included. They are based in the UK, but the mysterious Order of Nine Angles has a branch in the US.

American soldiers Jarret Smith allegedly a member of the group and charged by the FBI with plans to kill members of Antifa, a loosely organized network of leftist activists with explosives.

“If these groups do not meet the more stringent FTO criteria, I ask you to designate these groups as SDGT,” she wrote.



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