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Dissecting Isis...

Radio 702 | Research fellow at the Afro-Middle East Centre Omar Shaukat spoke to 702’s John Robbie about the possible reasons behind terrorist attacks and why people join Isis.

CAPE TOWN - Terrorist attacks have horrified the world.

This weekend, over 130 died in Paris with Isis claiming responsibility for the terror attacks.

Omar Shaukat, a research fellow at the Afro-Middle East Centre, says the Paris attacks were not unexpected.

WATCH: Tensions run high as France bombs Isis targets in Syria

Isis has sent numerous statements saying that they intended targeting France.

The terror group is responsible for a string of terrorist attacks and has become an attraction for some refugees in Europe.

The question is, why do people join Isis? Is it dissatisfaction with the system that they're in? Could it be for adventurism or money? And how should world leaders respond to the attacks?

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