FBI, DHS Warn: Watch Out For More Antifa Attacks
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) warned violent attacks by the radical group antifa have increased, and more assaults could be on the way.
The DHS and the FBI have concluded that far-left “anarchist extremist” groups were mainly responsible for inciting violence at a number of public rallies, under the cause of opposing fascism, according to a Friday Politico report.
“It was in that period [as the Trump campaign emerged] that we really became aware of them,” a senior law enforcement official told Politico. “These antifa guys were showing up with weapons, shields and bike helmets and just beating the shit out of people. They’re using Molotov cocktails, they’re starting fires, they’re throwing bombs and smashing windows.”
There are dozens of armed antifa groups that have emerged across the country and the government is aware, according to government reports. Their clashes with the far-right have become more frequent and more violent in recent months. (RELATED: Brutal Examples Of Violence That Occurred By Both Sides In Charlottesville [VIDEO])
“It’s an orchestrated dance. The rallies spill over into social media and then even more people show up at the next rally primed for violent confrontation,” a former New York City police officer and domestic terror expert Brian Levin said.
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