Foreign Fighters - The Perils and Perks of Western Policy Responses

The recent Charlie Hebdo attacks have raised the level of alert about the security threat foreign fighters might pose to their home countries upon their return from Syria and Iraq. Rudine Emrich, trainee at the Heinrich Boell Foundation, assesses Western governments’ policy responses to violent extremism thus far and highlights what risks and opportunities different policy approaches might harbor.

Product details
Date of Publication
February 2015
Number of Pages
11
Licence
All rights reserved.