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Why Are Young People Attracted to ISIS?

Elina Noor, Director, Foreign Policy and Security Studies, Institute of Strategic and International Studies

22-Sep-15 15:00

Why Are Young People Attracted to ISIS?

With the ubiquity of the Internet and social media today, radical groups like ISIS and al-Jabhat Nusra have found the ability to launch chillingly effective campaigns to win the hearts and minds of young people all over the world, convincing them to travel thousands of miles to fight their battles. We speak to Elina Noor about what we can do to counter radical propaganda online.


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Tags:  ISISSocial Mediaterrorismradical groupsonline radicalizationyouthislamic stateelina noorcounter-terrorismPolitics, Current Affairs


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