USA Today reported yesterday on a novel tactic for combating Islamic radicalism now being implemented in Germany:

Germany’s domestic intelligence service has started a program for Islamic radicals who want help to quit extremism.

The program started Monday and addresses people who believe in a “fanatic, violent ideology … based on Islam.”

The program called HATIF — meaning phone in Arabic — aims to help extremists to leave behind their fanatical environment.

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