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The Hate Report: Scrutinizing the origins of terrorism

During a speech in late February, President Donald Trump assured a crowd that his administration will take “strong measures to protect our nation from radical Islamic terrorism.” The statement in some ways betrayed a fundamental misunderstanding about terror attacks in the U.S.: They’re more likely to be linked to right-wing extremists than to those acting in the name of Islam.