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By Ali Rogin, Kaisha Young
The killing of British lawmaker David Amess is once again fueling concern about a government program aimed at preventing at-risk young people from becoming radicalized. Critics say the strategy is falling short and unfairly targets Muslim communities.
By Danica Kirka, Associated Press
While the events at the nation’s Capitol last week caught many by surprise, those who monitor extremism on the internet had already seen a rebellion brewing. Charlie Warzel is the New York Times Opinion Writer-at-Large and reports on online radicalization.
By PBS NewsHour
John Walker Lindh, who became known as the "American Taliban," was released from federal prison Thursday, three years short of his 20-year sentence. President Trump criticized the release, saying Lindh was still an extremist. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to…
Can aggressive counseling bring someone back from the brink of radicalization? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien explores the psychological basis for why people are drawn to extremist groups and how a bold experiment in criminal justice and clinical psychology taking place…
It was as a big surprise to his family when Racheed Benyahia, born and raised in Britain, became a fighter for the Islamic State. In the wake of his death, Racheed’s mother Nicola launched a deradicalization project as part of…
Following a shootout, New York police apprehended their suspect for Saturday’s actual and attempted bombings in New York and New Jersey. Twenty-eight-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Afghanistan, was seized after being recognized sleeping in the doorway…
The suspect behind this weekend’s bombings has been apprehended; now authorities are trying to figure out what motivated him and whether he acted alone. Judy Woodruff talks to George Washington University’s Lorenzo Vidino and former Department of Homeland Security official…
Following recent attacks in Paris and Brussels, some European countries are backing initiatives by religious leaders, community organizations and law enforcement to prevent radicalization. NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan reports on the Netherlands' efforts to stop Muslim youth from joining the Islamic…
By Sam Weber
After the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the start of the war in Iraq in 2003, 30-year-old Amsterdam native Mahmoud Tighadouini fell into an online community that exposed him to radical Islamic ideology for the first time.
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