European Security Services Prepare for Possible Return of Jihadists After Blow to ISIS Caliphate
Security services are examining plans for how to deal with thousands of Western jihadists who would seek to return to Europe as ISIS continues to lose territory in its “caliphate” and suffer severe losses from pounding air strikes by the US-led coalition and Russia.
Although the Islamist group has suffered increasingly from desertion, very few of the foreign fighters who have left its ranks have returned to Europe in recent times. The numbers coming to Britain for instance, The Independent has learned, have been in no more than single figures for the last eight months.
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