Education Resource

Meet the Journalist: Kira Zalan

March 24, 2017|

Terrorist recruitment of young people is a challenge for many communities and countries in Muslim-majority regions of Africa. After scores of Sudanese students left university to join the Islamic State in Syria, the government established a program to rehabilitate radicalized youth through intellectual and religious debate. But can such a program succeed, and can the government pivot away from its extremist past without losing its conservative base?