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New data, updated analysis of Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States


New data, updated analysis of Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States

October 29, 2018Jessica Rivinius

START has updated its Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) database with new data to now include more than 2,100 Islamist, far-left, far-right and single-issue extremists who have radicalized to violent and non-violent extremism in the United States from 1948 through 2017. Far-right extremists make up the largest ideological group in the database (n=922), followed by Islamist extremists (n=496). The remainder of the individuals in the data are far-left extremists (n=367) or individuals in the “single-issue” category (n=364), whose beliefs vary. Read the updated analysis here.