What drives a person to extremism?
Each time a young man leaves a quiet suburb and runs off to join ISIS, the baroquely violent group determined to carve out a caliphate of brutality, we are shocked. Why do they do it? How can they be stopped? Or brought back to our world? And if they come back, what to do about them? These are the questions that drive Mubin Shaikh on his quest to stop potential jihadis. Mubin Shaikh went from militant extremist to undercover operative, exposing a major terrorist cell. Now as a well-connected Counter-Terrorism expert, Shaikh takes to the frontlines of the battle against violent extremism around the world.