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Playing With: Western Terrorists
Basic Trope: A terrorist group with predominately Western members is depicted.
  • Straight: The Squad has to stop the Werwolves, a Neo-Nazi terrorist group from detonating a nuclear bomb in Manhattan.
  • Exaggerated: In addition to the Werwolves, every terrorist group in the world consists of white people.
  • Downplayed: While the Werwolves are a terrorist group with Western members, they do not subscribe to white supremacist ideas, and employ many minorities and foreigners.
  • Justified: Due to the Werwolves sympathy for Nazi ideals, advocacy of white supremacy, access to advanced weaponry and complete disregard for the laws of war, the President designates them as a threat to national security.
  • Inverted: The Black Lions are a black supremacist group bent on slaughtering white people.
  • Subverted: Despite having fearsome rhetoric, the Werwolves are little more then a bunch of stupid bigots with little organizational capabilities…
  • Double Subverted:…Until we find out that they're backed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards
  • Parodied: The Werewolves keep a random (thoroughly confused) Muslim man on staff to tell them if they are "doing it right."
  • Zig-Zagged: The Werewolves, working on obscure Nazi racial theories, are made up primarily of Sioux Indians.
  • Averted: Some of the terrorists are radical Muslims.
  • Enforced: "We can't risk pissing of CAIR, so let's make all the bad guys Westerners. "
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: "The Werwolves are a heavily-armed Neo-Nazi terrorist group established by SS officers who fled to South America. Your mission is to take them down".
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: The FBI goes to great lengths to crack down on all kinds of terrorists and monitor white supremacist organizations, so the Werwolves and like-minded groups are never able to organize.
  • Discussed: "You know, not all terrorists are from the Middle East. Ever heard of the Oklahoma City Bombings?"
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: Without foreign backing, the Werwolves aren't much of a threat...
  • Reconstructed: ...Except, the police are normally used to profiling Muslims, so they don't expect this kind of attack.
  • Played For Laughs: The cast's resident conspiracy theorist spends all his time looking nervously at his Muslim neighbors while the Werwolves are literally goosestepping down the street with bags of fertilizer.
  • Played For Drama: The Werwolves commit hideous atrocities against Jews, African-Americans, Catholics, Muslims and anyone who stands in their way.

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