Extremism In The U.S. Military
This episode originally aired on Feb. 16, 2021.
A significant contingent of the rioters who stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 included people with a military background, from active duty personnel to veterans.
Defense secretary Lloyd Austin has called for a military-wide stand down to address extremism within the ranks.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we examine the history and current threat of extremism in the U.S. military.
- Missy Ryan, national security reporter, The Washington Post
- Peter Mansoor, professor and General Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Chair in Military History, Ohio State University
- George Reed, dean, University of Colorado Colorado Springs' School of Public Affairs
- Michael Jensen, senior researcher, University of Maryland's National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
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