Where Crime Meets Terrorism: The European Situation06:23
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People walk into grand central station on March 24 in Brussels, two days after terrorist attacks in Zaventem airport and Brussels subway Maelbeek that killed 31 and injured 300 people, (Patrik Stollarz/Getty Image)
People walk into grand central station on March 24 in Brussels, two days after terrorist attacks in Zaventem airport and Brussels subway Maelbeek that killed 31 and injured 300 people, (Patrik Stollarz/Getty Image)
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ISIS is again in the spotlight, after the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks in Brussels this week. But there is a growing school of thought that the terrorism problem in Europe should be viewed as an extension of criminal networks, which might not have anything to do with ISIS or ideology.

Journalist Joshua Hersh has been in the neighborhoods where the plots for the Paris and Brussels attacks were brewed and wrote about it for the New Republic.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with him about Europe's homegrown terrorism problem.

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This segment aired on March 25, 2016.

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