NYC Officials Warn of ‘Global’ Effort to ‘Radicalize Young People’ in U.S after 300 Arrested at Columbia, CUNY – EVOL

New York City’s leaders and top law enforcement officials have raised the alarm of a “global” effort seeking to “radicalize young people” in America.

Mayor Eric Adams and New York City Police Department (NYPD) leadership issued the warning while announcing that approximately 300 arrests were made at Columbia University and City College on Tuesday night.

“I know that there are those who are attempting to say, well, the majority of people may have been students,” Adams said at a press conference.

“You don’t have to be the majority to influence and co-opt an operation.

“That is what this is about.

“And so, if we want to play the word police, you could do so.

“I’m going to play the New York City police,” the Democrat mayor warned.

“There is a movement to radicalize young people, and I’m not going to wait until it’s done and all of a sudden acknowledge the existence of it.

“This is a global problem that young people are being influenced by those who are professionals at radicalizing our children.

“And I’m not going to allow that to happen as the mayor of the City of New York.”

Adams made clear that making arrests at



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