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National Guard Scrambles for Funds After Congress Refuses to Cover Jan. 6-Related Costs

More than a half billion dollars in the hole, the Guard’s chief has ordered the heads of the Army and Air Guards to claw back money from state units.

Mark Milley, Anti-Racist

The Joint Chiefs chairman’s defense of anti-racism education continues his support for American values he says are the heart of the U.S. military.

US Troops on Base Less Likely to Seek Extremist Content Than Americans in General, Study Finds

Service branches differ in their engagement with anti-Black extremism or anti-Semitic conspiracy theories, internet research firm says in upcoming report.

Austin, Milley Push Back on Lawmakers’ ‘Critical Race Theory’ Accusations

Republicans ask why West Point cadets learn about ‘White Rage,’ in pointed exchanges with nation’s first Black defense secretary.

Extremism Has Spread Into the Mainstream

Preventing American radicalization requires a public-health approach.

Pentagon Works to Sharpen Definition of ‘Extremism’

Review could reshape cooperation with domestic agencies, consequences for troops’ social media posts, and more.

The Domestic Counterterrorism Strategy Is a Good Start—But Needs More

For at least three reasons, domestic CT strategy is harder than the international one that worked against al Qaeda.

Growth of Extremist Groups Follows Mathematical Pattern: Study

The diversity of an online group provides clues to how quickly it will grow.

Trump Is Marching Down the Road to Political Violence

The Republican Party must counteract lies rather than indulge them.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 83: Harriet Tubman and the Combahee River raid

From the rice fields of South Carolina comes an incredible story of courage amid unspeakable tragedy.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 82: “Robert E. Lee and Me”

Ty Seidule, a retired Army brigadier general, talks about the Confederacy, and inclusive changes throughout the recent history of the U.S. military.

DHS, DOJ Look to Spend Big on Countering Violent Domestic Extremism

New money, new programs will fight what officials described as a growing problem.

DHS Tries to Root Out 'Domestic Violent Extremism' In Its Ranks

Department will work "with urgency and focus to address" insider threats, secretary says.

'I Felt Hate More Than Anything': How an Active Duty Airman Tried to Start a Civil War

Steven Carrillo’s path to the Boogaloo Bois shows the hate group is far more organized and dangerous than previously known.

Pentagon Launches Post-Insurrection Extremism Review

Secretary Austin directs new steps, studies to keep extremists out of the ranks and better protect outgoing troops from being recruited into extremist groups.