TSC Report Cited by AFP: Europe Mulls Fate of Militant Families
November 2, 2017
By: Michel Moutot & Katy Lee|
As Daesh’s (ISIS) self-proclaimed “caliphate” crumbles under an international military pounding, European governments are grappling with a shared problem: what to do with returning militants and their families. Governments from London to Berlin have made no secret of their reluctance to take back nationals who went to fight in Iraq or Syria but now find themselves, as defeat nears, heading for home …
Of some 5,000 EU militants believed to have gone to fight, around a third have already returned home, according to The Soufan Center, a U.S.-based NGO that conducts research on global security …
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