Behind the Brutality: Jihadi Culture

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Western society usually views jihadis as macho, strict and unimaginatively cruel; incapable of being emotional and culturally aware. But a new book edited by Thomas Hegghammer titled "Jihadi Culture: The Art and Social Practices of Militant Islamists" reveals that behind the brutality exists a unique form of sentimentality. Hegghammer joins The Agenda to talk about jihadi culture and customs.
Episode:
Foreign Fighters Returning to Canada; Behind Jihadi Culture
Aired:
Jan 10, 2018