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Domestic Terrorism and the Aftermath of War

How can we stop the rise of domestic terrorism in the United States? Kathleen Belew and Robert Pape look at modern history and politics for answers.
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2020 marked the most significant increase in US domestic terrorism in a quarter-century, data from the Center for Strategic and International Studies reveals. The University of Chicago’s Kathleen Belew and Robert Pape join Deep Dish to explain the trends they believe are driving the uptick and the role war and conflict play in shaping these groups.

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About the Experts
Assistant Professor of US History and the College, the University of Chicago
Kathleen Belew
Kathleen Belew is a historian, author, and teacher specializing in the history of the present. She is the author of multiple books on the white power movement, including "Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America."
Kathleen Belew
Professor of Political Science, the University of Chicago
Robert Pape
Robert A. Pape is Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago specializing in international security affairs and the founding director for the Chicago Project on Security & Threats (CPOST)
Robert Pape
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Council expert Brian Hanson
Brian Hanson is the Vice President of Studies at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs with expertise in policy and politics. He oversees the Council's research operations and hosts the weekly podcast, Deep Dish on Global Affairs.
Council expert Brian Hanson

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