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Latest update : 2012-10-09

French homegrown jihadists

After a deadly sting operation, the French wonder if an allegedly homegrown jihadist cell might be the new shape of radical Islam. Authorities describe them as a recently radicalized bunch, whose conversion took place in prison and is fuelled by messages of hate on the internet.

  • Patrick VIGNAL. Senior Correspondent, Reuters;
  • Karim AMELLAL. Lecturer, Paris Institute of Political Studies - Sciences Po;
  • Brooke ROGERS. Senior Lecturer in 'Risk and Terror' in the Department of War Studies, King's College London (from London).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

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