Dealing with Jihadist Returnees: A Tough Challenge

13.06.2017

With the ongoing military setbacks the “Islamic State” (IS) suffered, the number of jihadist foreign fighters returning to Europe might further increase.

Terrorism
Danish police search an apartment block south of Copenhagen, 7 April 2016. The police arrested four people on suspicion of having been recruited to commit terrorist violence. Source: Asger Ladefoged / Reuters

With the ongoing military setbacks the “Islamic State” (IS) suffered, the number of jihadist foreign fighters returning to Europe might further increase. Switzerland, too, must be prepared to deal with these individuals. Some clues may be gained from experiences made in France and Denmark, two states particularly affected by this phenomenon.

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