Dr. Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck is an Algerian researcher based at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. She is an expert on extremist violence, Jihadism, the radicalization process and violence perpetrated by women, with a focus on Algeria. Twitter: @DaliaGhanemYazb
Comment: Connections between family and friends play a significant role in recruiting and maintaining engagement in jihadist networks. This must be considered in developing practical, preventive measures, writes Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck.