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Radicalisation and the 'sweet talkers' for IS

March 21st, 2015

Episode 73 of 161 episodes

What makes young men and women from the suburbs of Australia decide to go and fight for Islamic State? In the first of a two-part special investigation Sarah Dingle takes us inside the process of radicalisation. Australian Muslims talk openly about the pull of IS and we discover new cases of people leaving Australia to fight in Syria.

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