Deepening lines of communication and funding are creating the kind of loose, nefarious networks that once haunted the far-right’s fever-dreams.
On 9 October a 27-year-old man stood outside a synagogue in the German town of Halle and apologised. “Sorry, guys,” he said, holding a shotgun in his hand; a smartphone, attached to his army helmet, was recording him. Stephan Balliet was not apologising to the Jewish worshippers he hoped to kill on Yom Kippur, nor was he apologising for the woman he had just shot dead. He was apologising to the audience – estimated at 2,200 people – who …read more
Source:: New Statesman