World Policy On Air, Ep. 141: "Saving Families From Our Fate"

Hundreds of young people have left Belgium to join terrorist groups abroad since 2011. On this week's episode of World Policy On Air, we speak with journalist Lisa De Bode about how one woman, Saliha Ben Ali, whose son died in Syria in 2013, is sharing her story in an effort to help fellow mothers recognize signs of radicalization in their children.
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