In the past, poverty and ignorance were the major reasons for youth to join the ranks of extremist organizations. Many recurring stories about young people who were recruited defy these traditional reasons and prove the presence of other factors and gaps the merchants of death can take advantage of to reach educated and wealthy people and turn them into human bombs. In this episode, a young men coming from a well-to-do and influential family in Jordan was sent by his family to a foreign country to study medicine. They found out after three years that he was lured by ISIS to execute a suicide operation in Iraq.
Al Arabiya’s weekly show ‘Death Making’ deals with the issue of global terrorism. It provides insights and analysis into the religious, social, economic and political dimensions of terrorist attacks across the globe. It includes rare and exclusive footage, as well as interviews with well-known figures.