August 27, 2021 | New York Times

The Far-Right and Alt-Right Find Common Ground with the Taliban

ISD’s Moustafa Ayad provides insight to the New York Times in this piece on “Right Wingers who Admire the Taliban.” Ayad explains how similarly to alt-Islamists who celebrate the Taliban’s “traditions,” including shariah, the alt-right is also drawn to the group because of its stances on women. The support for a diminished role of women in public similarly bleeds over into Incel circles on Twitter, who then take it even further to an outright hatred of women.” Read more here.