June 24, 2014

What Makes British Muslims Go to Syria?

Suraj Lakhani, The Guardian

The Associated Press

The Isis recruitment video that emerged on the internet last week featuring two men from Cardiff and another from Aberdeen has caught the media's attention across the UK. However, the issue of young British Muslims travelling to Syria has been a real concern to those working on the counter-terrorism agenda for many months now.

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TAGGED: Muslims, Islam, Jihadists, Syria


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