While the American population focuses on radical Muslims, a bigger threat to us is the radical right.
Law enforcement agencies around the country are training their officers to recognize signs of anti-government extremism and to exercise caution during routine traffic stops, criminal investigations and other interactions with potential extremists. “The threat is real,” says the handout from one training program sponsored by the Department of Justice. Since 2000, the handout notes, 25 law enforcement officers have been killed by right-wing extremists, who share a “fear that government will confiscate firearms” and a “belief in the approaching collapse of government and the economy.”
Why would I say such a thing? Is there a political motivation behind it? No. The extreme right wing might be fed by politics, but the problem is the people trying to destroy the government.
The main terrorist threat in the United States is not from violent Muslim extremists, but from right-wing extremists.