The similarities are deep: In addition to aiming to subvert an election, some of the same U.S. voices that amplify former President Donald Trump are echoing Brazil's former president, Jair Bolsonaro.
The Reichsbürger or "Reich Citizens" movement believes Germany's modern democratic government is not legitimate, and has grown in the last year.
Trials began this week in Idaho for 31 members of a far-right group accused of conspiring to riot at an LGBTQ event. But calls are growing for federal involvement to bring greater accountability.
Far-right extremists escalated their violent rhetoric after an FBI search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. An attempted breach of an Ohio FBI office has those tracking extremism worried.
One year ago Donald Trump infamously said of the far-right Proud Boys, "stand back and stand by." Some members are now in jail, but the once-fringe group hasn't gone away.
Leading members of the far-right gang known as the Proud Boys are facing federal conspiracy charges in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Ahead of the riot, members of the group called for "war."
"The far-right remains highly mobilized and extremely dangerous," with threat numbers as high as in the years before the Oklahoma City bombing, according to an expert at Southern Poverty Law Center.
A slew of arrests in the alleged plot to kidnap the governor of Michigan sends a message to other armed groups agitating for political violence: You are being watched.