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New PIRUS dataset research brief compares ideological groups

A new research brief summarizes findings from START’s Profiles of Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) database, which now includes information on 1,867 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 2016.

Read the brief, which is about the differences that exist across ideological groups, as well as those which distinguish violent from non-violent extremists, here. Follow this link to explore the Keshif data visualization tool detailing the reach and locations of these extremists.