Repatriation and prosecution at home is at the same time likely to minimize the risk for wider societal radicalization, namely by diminishing grievances.
General: “We have a vision for the future that is clear for setting up a free and good society and we need Western powers to stand beside us in building it.”
We believe that it is possible to identify where these prisoners are on the terrorist trajectory and who is likely to respond to treatment.
Many of the Westerners ICSVE researchers have interviewed have already spontaneously deradicalized, as they became seriously disillusioned by ISIS.
New information from Abu Faisal’s accounts could indicate various scenarios, including that Daniela Greene might have warned Cuspert that he was under FBI investigation.
Canadian Abu Henricki says he and other Trinidadians were invited to attempt to penetrate the U.S. borders to mount financial attacks against the country.
Foreign fighters who stood with ISIS leader up to the end had doubts before the Islamic State began to crumble.
Brit insists that not everyone living in Syria who went to live under ISIS did so out of ideological conviction.
Hoda now says she was brainwashed by Twitter, and that she, like many of the others similarly lured in by ISIS’ propaganda and recruitment machine, gradually woke up.
Western governments appear to fear these children, detained in Syria and Iraq with their ISIS foreign fighter parents, as national security threats. Yet our national and international laws dictate that we protect our youngest citizens