2015-12-07 18:31:18

Former ISIS Hostage Nicolas Hénin: Welcoming Refugees is the Best Strategy Against ISIS

French journalist and author Nicolas Hénin spent 10 months as an ISIS hostage where he was held by Mohammed Emwazi. DN! speaks with him about the growing move among Western countries to close their doors to refugees. "Welcoming refugees is not a terror threat to our country; it is like a vaccine to protect us from terrorism because the more interactions we have between societies, between communities, the less tensions," Hénin says. "The Islamic State believes in a global confrontation. What they want eventually is civil wars in our countries, or at least large unrest; in the Middle East, a large-scale war. This is what they look for. This is what they struggle for. So we have two kill the narrative and actually to welcome refugees, totally destroy the narrative."

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