I was interviewed for the article, but my viewpoint that these wars are counterproductive was hardly touched on. Instead, the article highlighted that “experts” argue counterterrorism activities -- except for Afghanistan and Iraq -- have been a success. 2/
When I conducted research on the conflict in Burkina Faso, a civil society leader told me, “About 80% of those who join terrorist groups say that it isn’t because they support jihadism, it is because their father or mother or brother was killed by the security forces.” 5/
Krigen mod terror skaber terroristerne. Et godt jobbeskæftigelsesprojekt.