Breeding Ground: Analyzing Higher Education in the United Kingdom and the Allure of Islamic Extremism
Kristen Allen

The purpose of this analysis is to discuss current trends, benefits, risks, and opportunities in the United Kingdom higher education system with respect to the Muslim student population. The results of this report will provide insight to intelligence communities, governments, institutions of higher education, and other groups invested in combating violent, Islamic extremism. Sources from UK institutions of higher education, news articles, pieces from the international higher education academic community, and statistical reports were used to investigate factors in a Muslim student’s higher education experience in the UK that may lead to their susceptibility to and joining with radical, Islamic groups.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jehd.v4n4a28