The Next Wave of Extremists Will Be Green

Militant environmentalism is coming. And we aren’t ready for it.

Foreign Policy
Sep 5, 2017 · 9 min read
Environmental activists and supporters take part in a demonstration in New York on June 1, 2017, to protest US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the 195-nation Paris climate accord deal — JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

By Jamie Bartlett

If military strategists are always fighting the last war, the same is true of those who work on countering radicalization. In 2001, Western intelligence services, mostly focused on localized terrorist groups like the Irish Republican Army and…

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