Skip to comments.Europe Takes Rehab Approach to Islamic Extremists
Posted on 07/07/2014 4:35:42 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
BERLIN - Chris Boudreau's son Damian told her over dinner on a November evening in 2012 that he was going to Egypt to study Arabic, the language of Islam.
She never saw him again.
"He flew to Seattle, then Amsterdam, then into Istanbul," said Boudreau. "There was a training camp just outside the city where radicals train prior to crossing the border into Syria."
Fourteen months later, the 22-year-old Canadian convert to Islam was dead, apparently killed in fighting between rival groups of Islamic militants in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Boudreau was left to wonder what she could have done to stop her son from becoming a jihadi foot soldier. For answers she's turning to Europe, where authorities are increasingly using outreach programs to prevent and even reverse radicalization. Initiatives include school counseling, emergency hotlines and even programs to help find jobs for returning jihadists.
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The one thing that western society is doing wrong is leaving a void in the souls of the children.
That emptiness will be filled with something.
If all children were raised to know their Creator, the Father of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, and know their Saviour, Jesus Christ, they will be quick to recognize false gods and evil when they encounter it. That doesn’t just mean being raised in regular church attendance, although that would help.
Yes, and I’m guessing the typical Islamic Jihadi would arrive wearing a T-shirt that says “Rehab is for Quitters” in Arabic.
The nascent state of neo-socialism is no match for the greatest anti-truth, anti-freedom, anti-individual, anti-life collective in the history of the planet
The universalism of Islam, in its all-embracing creed, is imposed on the be- lievers as a continuous process of warfare, psychological and political, if not strictly military. . . . The Jihad, accordingly, may be stated as a doctrine of a permanent state of war, not continuous fighting. Majid Khadduri; The Quranic Concept of War
(I do declare
I thought I read about a country once, whose moral philosophical principles were the antidote to the madness of the masses.)
“...Boudreau was left to wonder what she could have done to stop her son from becoming a jihadi foot soldier. For answers she’s turning to Europe, ”
...the farmer was left to wonder what he could have done to stop his chickens from being eaten by wild animals. For answers he’s turning to a pack of wolves,...
Children with no religion will find one as adults. They will belong to God or to Satan when they die.
Some people are such naive fools. Just sayin’.