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Right-wing militias


Fig. 1. Image of unstated origin and unknown date posted to Quora by Karl Burkhalter,[1] fair use.

Leo Shane, III, “Signs of white supremacy, extremism up again in poll of active-duty troops,” Military Times, February 6, 2020,

Jeff Schogol, “Marine commandant banishes Confederate symbols from all Corps installations,” Task and Purpose, February 26, 2020,

Lois Beckett, “How the US military has failed to address white supremacy in its ranks,” Guardian, June 24, 2020,

Bryan Bender, “The military has a hate group problem. But it doesn’t know how bad it’s gotten,” Politico, January 11, 2021,

Missy Ryan, Paul Sonne, and Razzan Nakhlawi, “Seeking to combat extremists in ranks, the military struggles to answer a basic question: How many are there?” Washington Post, February 9, 2021,

Gina Harkins, “Veterans Used Their Military Training to Plot Violence in Capitol Riot, Feds Say,”, February 15, 2021,

Jason Wilson, “US militia group draws members from military and police, website leak shows,” Guardian, March 3, 2021,

Nan Levinson, “The Far Right in Uniform,” TomDispatch, April 6, 2021,

Jason Wilson, “Revealed: neo-Confederate group includes military officers and politicians,” Guardian, June 28, 2021,

Will Weissert, “Rep. Luria’s pro-Navy, centrist identity may get Jan. 6 test,” Associated Press, July 24, 2021,

K. K. Ottesen, “‘They are preparing for war’: An expert on civil wars discusses where political extremists are taking this country,” Washington Post, March 8, 2022,

Chris McGreal, “US political violence is surging, but talk of a civil war is exaggerated – isn’t it?” Guardian, August 20, 2022,

Alanna Durkin Richer and Michael Kunzelman, “Elected officials, police chiefs on leaked Oath Keepers list,” Associated Press, September 7, 2022,

Michael Korsh and Mike Wereschagin, “How the Oath Keepers turned Pennsylvania into a far-right militia recruiting hotbed,” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 6, 2023,

Konstantin Toropin, “3 Active-Duty Marines Who Work in Intelligence Arrested for Alleged Participation in Jan. 6 Riot,”, January 19, 2023,

Konstantin Toropin, “Navy Investigating 3 Instances of ‘Hate Symbols’ Aboard Destroyer,”, March 2, 2023,

Paul Kane, “Defending white nationalists, Tommy Tuberville fears a military that is ‘going wrong,’” Washington Post, May 13, 2023,

Konstantin Toropin, “Dozens of Troops Suspected of Advocating Overthrow of US Government, New Pentagon Extremism Report Says,”, December 1, 2023,

  1. [1]Quora, “Do you agree with the Marine Corps’ decision to ban the public display of the Confederate flag?” n.d.,

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