The recent events in Orlando and Los Angeles reminded us that Islamist radicals and American right-wing extremists are indeed very closely related in their worldviews and general outlooks, as well in the authoritarian psychological profiles they attract. And eventually, that often works out to having the very same vulnerable people targeted for their violence.
Right-wingers are crowing that speculation about right-wing extremists' potential involvement in the Boston bombing turned out wrong. But then they use it to pretend that there's no such thing as right-wing violence. As if.
The Algerian army staged a final assault Saturday, in an effort to end an Islamist militant assault at a gas station plant. A provisional death toll issued by the Interior Ministry on Saturday reported 32 militants and 23 captives had been killed in the three-day hostage crisis at a remote gas field.