De-Radicalization Expert Says It's Possible to De-radicalize Violent Muslim Extremists

(AP-ABC News) Steve Karnowski - A German scholar testified Tuesday that it's possible to de-radicalize violent Muslim extremists using the same techniques developed in Europe to help neo-Nazis break with their pasts. Daniel Koehler appeared before U.S. District Judge Michael Davis in Minneapolis, who in November will sentence nine Minnesota men who were convicted of plotting to join Islamic State. Koehler, who directs the German Institute on Radicalization and De-radicalization Studies in Stuttgart, said the U.S. doesn't currently have any de-radicalization programs like those in Europe and Canada.

2016-09-22 00:00:00

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