(Washington Times) An opinion piece published by CNN on Tuesday suggests that “right-wing extremists” have killed more Americans than jihadists since 9/11.

The piece, titled “U.S. right wing extremists more deadly than jihadists,” claims that right-wing extremists affiliated with white supremacy, anti-abortion and anti-government sentiments, “have killed more people in the United States than have extremists motivated by al Qaeda’s ideology.”

CNN’s national security analyst Peter Bergen and the New America Foundation’s David Sterman, who co-wrote the article, say that right-wing extremists have killed 34 people in the United States for political reasons since 9/11, in contrast to the 21 people killed by terrorists motivated by al Qaeda’s ideology.

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