Children in the Levant

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According to intelligence estimates, there are around 1,400 European children in Syria and Iraq, many of them born there. The fate of these children confronts European governments with moral, legal, political, diplomatic and security dilemmas. Governments are divided over the issue, but almost all are reluctant to address it head-on.

Thomas Renard, Rik Coolsaet (Security Policy Brief Egmont)