In recent years, thousands of European aspiring jihadists have made the trek to Syria in order to join the ranks of Islamic State and other militant Islamist groups. Central and Eastern Europe is among the regions affected by the European foreign fighter outflow. While the foreign fighter mobilization in Central and Eastern Europe has been modest in comparison to similar mobilizations in Western and Northern Europe, it nonetheless has serious implications for the future security of the region.
The Jamestown Foundation is hosting a discussion on the threat foreign fighters pose to Central and Eastern Europe, a region potentially emerging as Europe’s foreign fighter market.
Date: March 30, 2017
When: 2:30-4:30 PM
Where: The Jamestown Foundation, first floor conference room