Dina Temple-Raston

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ISIS Trial May Offer A Window Into How The Extremist Group Recruits

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Three Somali-American men are on trial in Minneapolis for allegedly plotting to join the Islamic State. They are part of a larger case that involves six more young Muslims who already pleaded guilty.


Methods For Reforming Neo-Nazis Help Fight The Radicalization Of Muslims

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

To fight radicalization of young Muslims, a German program applies lessons from an unexpected source: reformed neo-Nazis. "There is a commonality between extremist ideologies," says a counselor.


Trial To Begin For 3 Somali-Americans Accused Of Planning To Join ISIS

Monday, May 09, 2016

Jury selection starts Monday in this country's largest ISIS recruitment trial to date. Three Somali-Americans face charges in a Minneapolis federal court for allegedly planning to join ISIS in Syria.


To Stop Kids From Radicalizing, Moms In Denmark Call Other Moms

Sunday, May 08, 2016

The story of a young Danish Muslim woman who was lured by a radical Islamist shows how a grass-roots program is fighting the influence of ISIS recruiters. The key: harnessing mothers' intuition.


Belgian Police Arrest Two Of Europe's Most Wanted Men

Friday, April 08, 2016

Belgian police appear to have arrested two of Europe's most wanted men. One, a Belgian-Moroccan believed to play a role in both the Paris and Brussels attacks, and a second man who authorities had been trying to locate days before the Paris attacks happened. The arrests come just a day after Paris authorities released a surveillance video of a man who had been with the bombers in the Brussels airport — he came to be known as the man in the hat.


When It Comes To Radicalization In Belgium, Turks and Moroccans Are Different

Monday, April 04, 2016

Turks and Moroccans immigrated to Belgium around the same time in the 1970s. And yet, when it comes radicalization, the two groups couldn't be more different. Scores of Moroccans have left for Syria, and there is not one recorded Turk who has followed the same path.


Critics: Belgian Plan To Deradicalize Prisons Will Create More Terrorists

Monday, April 04, 2016

The plan would segregate inmates deemed to be radical. Critics say such a move would not create the specter of prisons just for Muslims, but also could end up radicalizing inmates even more.


ISIS Attracts Ex-Cons, Creating A New Brand Of Jihadist

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Many criminals are radicalized in prison and seem particularly receptive to the Islamic State message. It's leading to a new type of jihadist — part gangster, part terrorist.


Surveillance Video Suggests ISIS Is Interested In Building A Dirty Bomb

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Members of ISIS had been spying on a Belgian nuclear researcher. Police think they were considering kidnapping his family to force the researcher to give them material they needed for a dirty bomb.


1 Week After Brussels Attack, More Government, Other Offices Reopen

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Many Belgians awoke to news that the only man police have arrested and charged with playing a role in the bombings at the airport and on a metro train, has been released because of lack of evidence.


Investigation Continues As Brussels Recovers From Terror Attacks

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The ISIS cell behind this week's attacks in Brussels may have aspired to build a radiological bomb, officials with knowledge of the investigation say.


Brussels Attacks Highlight Breakdown In Belgian Intelligence

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Belgium sends more Western fighters to Syria than anywhere else in the world. The problem now is that some 120 of those people have returned to Belgium, radicalized and with battlefield experience.


More Than 2 Dozen Killed In Brussels Terror Attacks

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

More than two dozen people were killed and more than 230 injured in terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday. The Islamic State claimed responsibility and police are searching for people who helped facilitate the attacks, including a driver who dropped them at the airport and a man who accompanied them inside. Both were caught on security cameras.


Police In Brussels Arrest Key Suspect In Paris Attacks Salah Abdeslam

Friday, March 18, 2016

A key suspect in the Nov. 13, 2015, terrorist attacks in Paris has been captured alive in Brussels. Officials say other anti-terrorism operations are underway in Belgium.


ISIS Competition Fuels Al-Qaida Comeback In Africa

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Recent terrorist attacks in Northern Africa suggest al-Qaida's arm in the region, known as al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb or AQIM, is making a comeback. Analysts say al-Qaida's competition with ISIS in the region has driven it to act and, in particular, the two groups are wrestling over what is considered a terrorist crown jewel in the region: Libya.


Communities Encouraged To Share Ways To Combat Extremists

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The State Department is embracing a new approach: It's invited community leaders from around the world to Washington to compare notes about the best ways to counter extremism on a grassroots level.


Analysts Parse Differences Between San Bernardino, Paris Attacks

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

For months, the San Bernardino, Calif., and Paris attacks have been reported together. Analysts say the two could not be more different, and ISIS' actions since those attacks has made that clear.


Jihad Rehab Program To Get Second Participant

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A 20-year-old Eagan, Minn., man could become the second person to enter the country's only jihadi rehab program.

Abdirizak Mohamed Warsame pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to provide material support to the Islamic State, and while he awaits sentencing, three sources familiar with the case tell NPR that he is ...


Thousands Of Foreign Fighters Still Join ISIS Despite Visible Defeats

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

ISIS has lost a lot of territory but that hasn't translated into a loss of supporters. The reason: the group has convinced its followers that defeat is part of a larger plan.


What Does It Mean If An Attack Is 'ISIS-Inspired'?

Friday, January 22, 2016

Earlier this month, a man opened fire on a Philadelphia policeman. The suspect later told police he did it for ISIS, but authorities have found no link between him and the extremist group.