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  1. Danish Cop, Salafi Team Up to Tame Jihadis

    Denmark is reeling after a self-styled terrorist killed two people in Copenhagen two weeks ago. While many are demanding tough treatment for would-be radicals, a police commissioner from Aarhus, the country’s second-largest city, is being applauded for his anti-radicalization outreach. He and a local Salafi cleric, and hundreds of scouts, screen troubled youths to intervene before extremists can recruit them. The number of local men running to Syria has plummeted, making the program seem a softer — yet proven — way forward.

    Der Spiegel 

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