BERLIN — More than 900 police officers raided homes and clubhouses of suspected neo-Nazis in a crackdown in a western German state on Thursday, seizing far-right propaganda material, computer hard d
Man who killed 77 wishes death toll had been higher
The Associated Press Posted: Aug 24, 2012 4:12 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 24, 2012 10:00 PM ET Read 262 comments262
On Tuesday, authorities investigating the Wisconsin Sikh Temple shooting arrested the former girlfriend of Wade Page, the suspected shooter, on a weapons charge. Misty Cook (whose formal name may be Brenda Misty Cook), 31, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm after police allegedly found a weapon in the house she shared with Page.
On Monday March 19 people began to suspect the extreme right of being responsible for the Toulouse massacre. By Wednesday March 21, debate settled on how Marine Le Pen might benefit from the fact that the alleged killer was an Islamist. Such a striking reversal of positions begs for some explanation. Why was an extreme right perpetrator seen as a likely lead? How does the Front National address issues of political violence? How did Marine Le Pen react to these events?
A radical underground
The anti-Muslim extremist who confessed to a bombing and shooting massacre that killed 77 people in Norway has tried to declare himself a resistance leader at his first public court hearing but was quickly cut off by the judge.
Anders Behring Breivik was on Monday escorted by guards into an Oslo court room packed with dozens of reporters and spectators, including survivors of his rampage at a youth camp near the capital who were seeing him in person for the first time since the July 22 attack.