Dr. Silvia D’Amato
Silvia D’Amato is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Global and Security Affairs at Leiden University in The Hague. She has previously worked at the European University Institute as Max Weber Fellow and she holds a PhD in Political Science from the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence. Her research interests include, terrorism and counterterrorism, international security, and military interventions.
This Policy Brief outlines several approaches that can be adopted by U.S. policymakers to address the challenges posed by militia violent extremist groups.
Drawing on the Buffalo shooting, this Perspective considers what insights can be gathered to tackle violent right-wing content online.