In the US, Germany, Austria, and elsewhere, officials responsible for defending statehood and government have, instead, plotted against it. Political Islam is a growing problem in the EU, while white supremacy is spreading in the US. Organised into militia groups, citizens of democratic states are actively fighting against democracy. While primarily domestic these problems affect relations inside the EU and across the Atlantic.
- Can we solve them by civic engagement, or do we need other means?
- Is more international coordination needed, in the EU and with others, to fight domestic terrorism and extremism?
- What should be the messages and strategy of the liberal world?