Why Young Arabs Think People Join The Islamic State
A recent poll has found that young Arabs across the Middle East reject the so-called Islamic State and believe it will not succeed in creating a caliphate. Entitled "The 2016 Arab Youth Survey", it also found several reasons why younger Arabs think people are attracted to the terrorist group. A chronic job shortage in the region is one of the primary reasons, far ahead the presence of Western troops in the Middle East.
This chart shows the percentage of young Arabs citing the following as reasons some young people are attracted to ISIS (Jan 2016).
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