ICCT Research Fellow in NOS
On 11 April 2017, ICCT Research Fellow Bibi van Ginkel commented in an article by the Dutch news broadcaster NOS. The article examines Central Asia as a region where radicalisation of youth is becoming increasingly prevalent due to many states having large populations of young people with little economic opportunities. According to van Ginkel, so-called Islamic State is highly effective at “narrowcasting” disillusioned youths by appealing to their personal grievances.
Read the article (Dutch).