Propaganda and recruitments – Albania, a meeting point for jihadists

02 January 2016

“Although there has always been a secular and moderate Islam in the South-West Balkans, [...] 20 years of Islamist propaganda have lured part of the Albanian Muslims” into becoming radicalised, says EFD Senior Policy Advisor Lorenzo Vidino. This represents a threat to Italy, because “Albania could become for Italy what Belgium is for France: the rear logistics base from which it is possible to plan attacks”, he explains.

The article is in Italian and can be read here.