Video On Demand

“God, Guns, and Sedition: Far-Right Terrorism in America” with Bruce Hoffman and Jacob Ware

January 31, 2024 • 2:00 – 2:45 pm EST

 

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God, Guns, and Sedition

The CSIS International Security Program welcomes Bruce Hoffman and Jacob Ware for a talk on God, Guns, and Sedition: Far-Right Terrorism in America. They will explore the rise of far-right terrorism in the U.S. and how to counter it, discussing violent extremists' use of communications technology, embrace of leaderless resistance, infiltration and recruitment of military and law enforcement, and relationships with mainstream political ideas.  

This virtual conversation will be moderated by CSIS senior vice president and ISP director, Dr. Seth G. Jones. Hoffman and Ware’s book, God, Guns, and Sedition unpacks the history and modern contours of white supremacist and anti-government violence in the U.S. and beyond. 

This event is made possible through general support to CSIS. 

Bruce Hoffman

Bruce Hoffman is the Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a professor at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service; professor emeritus of terrorism studies at the University of St Andrews; and the George H. Gilmore Senior Fellow at the U.S. Military Academy’s Combating Terrorism Center. His Columbia University Press books include Inside Terrorism (third edition, 2017).  

Jacob Ware

Jacob Ware is a research fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and at DeSales University. He serves on the editorial boards for the academic journal Studies in Conflict & Terrorism and the Irregular Warfare Initiative at the Modern War Institute at West Point. 

Contact Information

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Seth G. Jones
Senior Vice President; Harold Brown Chair; and Director, International Security Program
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Bruce Hoffman
Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and Homeland Security, Council on Foreign Relations
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Jacob Ware
Research Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations