Vice, “Never mind the Nazis, FBI agents are about to get an earful on “left-wing gangs”

Antifascist counter-protesters confront far-right Patriot Prayer members holding a freedom march in Portland, Ore., on June 3, 2018. (Photo by Alex Milan Tracy/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

Over the past year, far-right extremists bombed a mosque, shared bomb-making materials online, and descended in droves on Charlottesville last August for a rally that left one person dead and dozens injured.

But when the largest annual gathering of FBI agents convenes this weekend — FBI National Academy Associates — attendees will get an earful from someone who thinks the real threat lies with the far left.

Dale Yeager, a forensic profiler and CEO of Seraph Inc., a private consulting firm for law enforcement, has been warning American law enforcement about left-wing extremism since the 1970s. On Tuesday, Yeager will headline the conference with his keynote, “Radical Left-Wing Gangs in America,” focused on “anti-fascist, or antifa, groups and their violent actions against civilians and police agencies in the U.S. and Canada.”

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