Plans reportedly underway to rename Countering Violent Extremism programme to ‘Countering Radical Islamic Extremism’
By Lizzie Dearden | 2 February 2017
INDEPENDENT — Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly pushing to erase neo-Nazis and white supremacists from the US government’s counter-extremism programme by moving it to focus exclusively on Islamist terrorism.
The reclassification would remove its work combating far-right attacks and mass shootings, such as the massacre of black churchgoers in Charleston, which are rarely classified as terrorism by American authorities. […]