Destination Jihad: Italy’s Foreign Fighters

Francesco Marone, Dr. Lorenzo Vidino 19 Mar 2019

This report thoroughly analyses the profiles of individuals with ties to Italy who traveled to join the ranks of Islamic State and other armed groups from 2011 up to October 2017. It provides the first public and systematic investigation of foreign fighters with links to Italy, by inferring observations from 21 individual categories of variables. The study makes use of original and exclusive information provided by the Italian Ministry of Interior.

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How to cite: Marone, Francesco, Lorenzo Vidino. “Destination Jihad: Italy’s Foreign Fighters.” The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague 10 (2019).