The end is near for ISIL’s so-called caliphate.
US-backed Kurdish fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces say they’ve cornered the last remaining fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group in a village near the Iraqi border.
In a tweet, Trump urged Europe to “take back” foreign fighters and put them on trial.
But European countries appear reluctant to take back their nationals who left to join ISIL, with one case particularly dividing opinion in the United Kingdom.
So, what should be done with ISIL fighters captured in Syria?
Presenter: Martine Dennis
Haras Rafiq – Chief executive of Quilliam think-tank
Hanif Qadir – CEO of Active Change Foundation
Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi – ISIL researcher