Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) -Publication date: 14 January 2017
Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).
In October 2016, the Greek National Police circulated a “pocket guide,” addressed to “front line professionals,” on how to address radicalization and extremism. The 17-page booklet is similar to publications already in circulation in other European countries. Its ostensible purpose is to offer guidance to the so-called “front line professionals,” a portmanteau category that describes every conceivable person who, by the nature of his job, may be in a position to observe behavioral signs of radicalization and violent tendencies displayed by suspect subjects....Read more