September 19, 2019

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Eastern Time

Should We Treat White-Nationalist Terror Like ISIS?: A Debate on the Merits of Countering Violent Extremism Initiatives

Duke Law School, Room 3037, Durham, North Carolina

After the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, a growing number of national security experts have called for the U.S. government to treat the threat from white-nationalists like the threat from Islamist extremist. But the locus of these efforts, Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) programs, which supplement counterterrorism tactics with initiatives to divert Americans at risk of extremist ideologies comes with major civil liberties challenges. 


Mike German, Fellow at the Brennan Center at NYU Law School, whistleblower and former undercover FBI agent, and David Schanzer, Director of the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security and Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy

Shane Stansbury, Fellow and Lecturer at Duke Law School will moderate