By Fr Samuel Wachira
As the country reels in shock after the January 15 terrorist attack that targeted a five-star hotel in the capital city, it is starting to become clear that the scary phenomenon of young people being involved in terrorism is real.
When the dragon of terrorism began to bare its fangs after 11/9, the world was used to seeing the familiar faces of Arabic or muslim origin. The emergence of ISIS, a deadly facet of the terrorism behemoth, changed the narrative.
European and American faces started to appear in the newspapers, connected to terrorism. Desperate youths made long voyages with the intention of joining the jihadists. A new term-radicalization- was born.