Ahmed Hassan was apprehended in Dover, where he hoped to elude authorities like "Mission Impossible."
An Indonesian school is re-teaching Islam to children of terrorist
Up to 25 young people who espouse radical ideology are supposed to voluntarily check in to the center in Beaumont-en-Veron, a town of about 2,800 people located 210 miles southwest of Paris. They can return home on the weekends if they choose.
It's part of a plan to fight radicalization announced by the government following the arrest, last May, of ten youths who were trying to leave Montreal to join extremist groups in the Middle East. Eight teens before them did leave.
It is counterproductive to treat the anger within Islamist extremism as purely irrational without recognizing some of the grounds for it.