Our European Democracies | Current Threats

Our European democracy(s) is/are under threat, at a post-World War II historical level. This paper examines the current threats facing our European democracies, primarily at the level of analysis of homeland security. These threats and their actors are analyzed here in the thematic areas of democratic resilience, narratives and conspiracy narratives of radicals and extremists, delegitimization of the democratic state, current actors, strategies and trends in right-wing extremism and delegitimizers as well as Islamism, propaganda, fake news and disinformation campaigns of the Putin system – delegitimization of our democracy(ies) as well as energy crisis and inflation in Germany.