Kosovo wants to reintegrate and hold trials for its citizens who were IS members upon their return from camps in Syria. Since the Syrian offensive, the discussion about this approach to IS members has been reignited.
A German woman suspected of being an "Islamic State" member has been repatriated along with her three children, according to German media and a Kurdish official. A child from the US has gone through the same process.
Turkey's interior minister has said Ankara will soon start returning captured IS fighters to their home countries. A number of the militants come from Germany.
Thousands of foreign 'IS' supporters are held in Kurdish camps in Syria. Most European countries refuse to repatriate them, but Kosovo is bringing its citizens home. DW met with one female returnee under house arrest.
The sudden US troop withdrawal from Syria has left its Kurdish allies in the lurch. As a Turkish offensive looms, the risk of devastating consequences, including IS resurgence, has Brussels and much of Europe concerned.
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