According to the security service has around 150 Swedish IS-warriors have already returned to Sweden in recent years. Previously Sapo gone out with around 100 Swedish IS-warriors are left in the conflict zone, but today it does not want to go out with any number of.
– It may give an incorrect picture of the threat. We know where they are and what they do. We are making continuous and individual assessments and take hotreducerande measures, " says Fredrik Hallström, deputy head of unit at the Säpos counterterrorism as a mean to share all the information that you have, both in local, national and international level.
however, the increasing and increasingly serious risks to the alienation that grows in Sweden can fuel våldsbejakande extremism. When the Swedish national defence college in June last year, presented a report describing the growing salafist jihadistmiljöerna in Sweden, the scientists concluded that it has an impact on the local communities where it takes hold.
– A very important report. Many of the individuals referred to in it are or may have been subject to our attention, " says Fredrik Hallström.
the concern is when salafismen (a fundamentalist, but not våldsbejakande direction in islam) is institutionalized through, for example, the establishment of schools.
– There must not be a causal relationship between the type of schools and våldsbejakade. But there is some kind of likgiltighetsuppsåt where the recipients of the messages would be able to perceive that it is legitimate to kill gay people, or westerners, " says Fredrik Hallström.
He believes that the environment of growth and room for manoeuvre in the long term is a greater threat than the return of the ICE warriors:
"We must be extremely vigilant on the developments," he says.
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