Jihadists, but no terror attacks: The case of Italy

Italy is regularly named as a target by the Islamic State (IS) group and has been confronted with the presence of jihadists for several years. An estimated 130 foreign fighters have left Italy to join the IS group in Iraq and Syria. Does the geographical location of the country make Italy a crossroads for jihadists? Are there specific features to jihadist activity in Italy? Our correspondents report.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Gaëlle Essoo.

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