How easy is it to tell whether a ‘former’ terrorist is no longer one?
Western nations should repatriate all the children of ISIS but not the parents who pose a threat and should pay for their crimes abroad.
Lots of nations are agonising over what to do with citizens who joined ISIS or other terrorist groups and now want to come home.
Perceived recidivism rates for incarcerated terrorists do not seem to be as high as most people believe but the situation is much more complicated than that.
My chat with Michael Petrou on Canadians who fought in the Spanish Civil War – were they ‘foreign fighters’ and did they pose a security threat back home?
Canada has been abuzz lately on what to do with ‘Jihadi Jack’, a UK-Canadian who joined ISIS. What should we do with him and other ‘foreign fighters’?
This is an extract from Episode 17 – Should we make any effort to repatriate foreign fighters?.
What should Canada do about foreign fighters? What obligations do we have to those incarcerated abroad? What threat do these terrorists pose to our society?