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Global Insight: Govt handling of NZ jihadist 'irresponsible'

News Summed Up 2019-10-10 05:30:00

See below for full video interviewMomentous events in northern Syria show the New Zealand government continues to be irresponsible in its handling of New Zealand jihadist Mark Taylor, Professor Robert Patman says. "I think it becomes doubly irresponsible in light of what has now happened,'' Prof Patman says. "With the release of these prisoners, the likes of Mark Taylor and other hardened jihadists will be able to regroup, reform and reinitiate their activities of terror.'' New Zealand should ask for help to arrest Taylor if it does not have the resources itself, he says. Full video: