The Domestic Terror Paradox

For The New York Times Magazine, James Verini reports, “The absence of clear law around domestic terrorism, and the imperatives of prevention, mean that investigators and prosecutors who work domestic terrorism cases must focus on more common charges.” The Department of Justice has doubled the number of domestic terrorism cases that it is pursuing in recent years, particularly in the wake of the attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021. Thomas Windom, a federal prosecutor who has worked on domestic terrorism cases, said, “It’s like trying to solve a murder before it happens.”

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