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Can You Turn a Terrorist Back Into a Citizen?

posted on January 25, 2017

For Wired, Brendan I. Koerner writes about a Muslim high school teenager from Minneapolis who took part in a deradicalization program after attempting to join the Islamic State. Koerner writes of counselor Daniel Koehler, who lead Yusuf’s deradicalization process: “Koehler sees little point in starting moral or theological arguments with these young people, who are more interested in becoming warriors than debating the finer points of scripture. Instead, he advocates repluralization: the careful reintroduction of problems and solutions into a radicalized person’s life, so that they can no longer devote all their mental energy to stewing over their paranoia.”

Read at Wired