December 8, 2015
In several recent news appearances, WVN Director, Dr. Qanta Ahmed addresses media fascination with female jihadists. While presented as a new phenomenon in Western media, Dr. Ahmed provides a history of female recruitment to militant movements over the past three-and-a-half decades.
Dr. Ahmed talks with Fox News about the ongoing recruitment and participation of female terrorists:
In this segment on Al-Jazeera, Dr. Ahmed weighs in on the question: "How Islamic is the Islamic State?"
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Here Dr. Ahmed discusses whether or not warning signs were missed prior to the San Bernardino attack, regarding the female jihadist: