Inside the Mind of an Extremist
Shiraz Maher
2015 Oslo Freedom Forum

Shiraz Maher, drawing from his own experience with an extremist group, explains the popularity of groups like ISIS—and how we can stop their dangerous appeal.

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The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a thriving global community of rights defenders, dissidents, Nobel Laureates, tech visionaries, heads of state, journalists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, authors, artists, philanthropists, photographers, filmmakers, cartoonists, musicians, scholars, and students. This spring, they come together in Norway to tell their stories, brainstorm ideas, launch initiatives, and share an unforgettable experience of solidarity in challenging arbitrary power around the world.