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Old 11-24-2012   #161
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Keep in mind that this far right is without actual political influence, a minority in just about everything (including at their own demonstrations, which are always outnumbered by counter-demonstrations) and are rarely taken seriously due to their let's say 'lack of intellectualism'.


The real risk of right extremist or authoritarian ideas exerting influence is to be found in the influence of closet right wingers in the conservative parties (especially in Bavaria) and in Schill's now-defunct Hamburg party in Hamburg.

The overt right extremist subculture (we have seemingly hundreds of subcultures in Germany!) is below marginalised in German society in all but a few rural areas of Saxony.

Just an example: This is the NPD's (their party) equivalent of the RNC/DNC:



So no matter how much is being told and written about their recruiting network and subculture; keep in mind it's being written because people are sensitive to the need to keep extremists marginalised at the far edge of society.
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Default IED at Bonn railway station

I'd not heard of this incident, but ICSR @ Kings College, London has provided a short commentary and asks:
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The wider significance of this incident will become clear once investigators have determined whether Abdirazak had succeeded in joining a foreign terrorist group, received training, and acted on its behalf. If not, this incident might be a further example of the strategy of “lone actor” terrorism, which has been actively promoted by Al Qaeda.
Link:http://icsr.info/2012/12/icsr-insigh...n-bonngermany/
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A recommended German article, although the Google translation is not perfect, on a current trial in Germany:http://ojihad.wordpress.com/2012/07/...werden-helden/

What is of note is how the primary suspect was identified:
And as usual, the story shows how stupid and full of errors these errorists are.
Four Kings-like idiots.

Meanwhile, a man died in a car crash involving a bus, and about a dozen people were injured. Traffic accidents involving buses totally overpower the lethality and threat value of errorists in Germany and for Germans.

So who's going to do something about unsafe buses !?
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Only a few months remain for a parliamentary inquiry into failures by German security agencies over a series of murders carried out by the NSU right-wing terrorists. But important evidence is still missing.
A short update and surprise, surprise:
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Even in the agencies, there's a clear admission that the right hand did not know what the left hand was doing.
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Default German Jihad: On the Internationalization of Islamist Terrorism

A new book by a respected author; this is the publisher's website:http://cup.columbia.edu/book/978-0-2...0/german-jihad
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Default The lady Nazi leader - of a three person cell

An interesting report, although probably familiar to Germans. 'German neo-Nazi trial gives insight into secret life of Beate Zschpe', sub-titled:
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To her neighbours in the quiet German town of Zwickau, she was the "friendly, sociable and generous" young woman who liked to drop by for a glass of prosecco. To her comrades on the German far Right, she was a smart, assertive and violent member of their secret terrorist militia.
Link:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...e-Zschape.html
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