Much Like Those Wacky Kids In The Manson Cult: Globe Calls Aspiring ISIS Jihadis Rebellious Teenage Idealists

The Montreal would-be jihadi 10, and what comes next

“Teenagers in rebellion, many of whom are as likely to be idealists, however misguided, as aspiring holy warriors, would benefit far more from intelligent dialogue, education and a chance to change their minds. A sincere attempt at reprogramming is required – through conversations that counter the allure of ISIS with both persuasive arguments and an empathetic understanding of what it is that can drive young students to such a state. Removing a passport may be necessary. By itself, it’s insufficient.”

h/t DM