Jacob Ware is a research fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he studies domestic terrorism and counterterrorism and is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service and at DeSales University. He is the deputy editorial director at the Irregular Warfare Initiative, and serves on the editorial boards of Studies in Conflict & Terrorism and the International Counter-Terrorism Review. He holds an MA in Security Studies from Georgetown, and an MA in International Relations and Modern History from the University of St Andrews. He is the co-author of God, Guns, and Sedition: Far-Right Terrorism in America, forthcoming with Columbia University Press in 2024.
It is a tragic reality that hateful ideology has found fertile ground online and offline, with consequences affecting not only Americans but people around the world. We cannot stand idle in the face of bias, bigotry, and extremism. Together, at the Eradicate Hate Summit and beyond, the collective will of individuals and organizations is needed to galvanize all people of good will to protect and defend our communities.