Quilliam’s Senior Researcher in Islamic Studies Dr Usama Hasan spoke to Shelagh Fogarty on BBC Radio 5 about proposals to increase the maximum sentence for those convicted of training to be terrorists to life imprisonment. Dr Hasan gave his view that the rehabilitation and reintegration of would-be terrorists can potentially be a more effective strategy in countering extremist ideology.

(Dr Hasan can be heard from around 13:00.)