Why are young Brits joining IS?

In the latest episode of View on the Streets, WORLDbytes volunteers ask members of the public about their thoughts on British youth joining the ranks of the Islamic State. Is a lack of political purpose at home propelling British youth to take up barbaric causes abroad? And what can the UK government do in response? Find out what the citizens of Dalston, East London, had to say below:


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