TSC Report Cited by NLTimes: Few Dutch Jihadists Returned to NL After Fall of ISIS Caliphate: Report
February 12, 2018
By: Janene Pieters
Very few Dutch jihadists who went to join terrorist organizations in Syria or Iraq, returned to the Netherlands after the fall of the Islamic State caliphate, according to research from the Egmont Institute, an independent think tank in Brussels, ANP reports
An estimated total of 280 Dutch went to fight in the Syrian Civil War. At the start of 2015, 40 had returned to the Netherlands. By the end of 2017, that number gradually increased to 50, according to the Egmont Institute. Those figures correspond to data from Dutch intelligence service AIVD and American think tank The Soufan Center …
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