war on the rocks

French Jihadists Held in Syria: Repatriation?

February 7, 2019

Episode Notes:

As the U.S. plans its withdrawal from Syria, the French government is considering whether or how to repatriate French jihadists held there. But, the question is deeply divisive at home.

Quentin Lopinot, Visiting Fellow in the Europe Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses who the French jihadists are, and what practical options are available to France. (~11 minutes)