Still Blind in the Right Eye? A Comparison of German Responses to Political Violence from the Extreme Left and the Extreme Right

  title={Still Blind in the Right Eye? A Comparison of German Responses to Political Violence from the Extreme Left and the Extreme Right},
  author={Dr Peter Lehr},
On the occasion of a workshop on extreme right wing terrorism in May 2011, this author tentatively argued that when it comes to countering terrorism and political violence from the extreme right and the extreme left, certain European states still tend to be ‘blind in the right eye’, in the sense of seriously under-estimating the threat for a variety of reasons. Two events later that year highlighted the threat posed by extreme right wing terrorism, also supporting the author’s argument on the… Expand
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