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White Patriot Party

The prosecution of members of the White Patriot Party (WPP), a paramilitary white supremacist group, helped bring to light links between white supremacist groups and the U.S. military, most notably the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

In 1985, Frazier Glenn Miller, a former Green Beret at Fort Bragg and leader of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (CKKKK), signed a consent agreement to settle a civil rights suit brought by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Among other things, Miller agreed to disband the CKKKK's paramilitary army and training camps, which he had used to train Klansmen in armed combat. Miller then changed the name of the CKKKK to the White Patriot Party and continued to run training camps in rural North Carolina, in violation of both state law and the 1985 court order.

The WPP, like other Klan ...

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