May 28, 2020

The Atomwaffen Division: A Case for Sanctions?


The Soufan Center hosted a discussion on the nature and transnational linkages of The Atomwaffen Division, a U.S.-based white supremacy extremist group. Panelists discussed the group’s recent disbandment announcement, the impact of connections between white supremacists and far-right organizations in the United States, the United Kingdom and elsewhere, as well as effective methods for addressing and curbing the growing threat of transitional white-supremacy-related violence.

The webinar, hosted by Emerita TorresDirector of Policy Research and Programs at The Soufan Center, featured three panelists:

  • Jason BlazakisSenior Research Fellow at The Soufan Center
  • Nikita MalikAssociate Fellow at The Soufan Center and Director of Radicalization and Terrorism at the Henry Jackson Society
  • Tess OwenReporter at VICE News