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grs in the media - press clipping item

June 20th, 2017

June 20th, 2017

GRS professor Steffen Jensen is interviewed in P1 Radio about the presence of Islamic State in Southeast Asia and the battle for Marawi.

A month ago militant islamists began an attack on the Philippine city, Marawi. Four weeks in and the city has been destroyed by bombardment and urban warfare. Now Philippine President Duterte has declared the area to be in a state of exception and rumours and stories of Islamic State flourish…

How can we understand this conflict that has displaced more than 200.000 people? Tune in and hear GRS’ Steffen Jensen's take on the matter.

Hear the full interview here (in Danish)