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Quilliam’s Senior Researcher in Islamic Studies Dr Usama Hasan spoke on ‘النقاش’ (‘The Discussion’) hosted by Tawfiq Majid and in discussion with Hassen Chalghoumi, French imam and President of the ‘Conférence des Imams’, and Mohammed ‘Abadi, expert in French political affairs.

In the show, Dr Hasan shares his experience of the factors which led to his own journeys to Afghanistan and Bosnia in the 1980s and 1990s to take part in jihad, and the reasons why some young European Muslims are now drawn to the brutal war in Syria (Arabic).

To watch the video on France 24 click here. (Arabic)