Islamic State fighters wanting to return home to Australia need help, say experts

By Julieanne Strachan
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:08pm, first published September 27 2014 - 5:00pm

Australian jihadists who regret travelling to the Middle East and joining extremist fighters should be given a pathway home and put through deradicalisation programs, even if their return meant likely jail time, according to counter terrorism and defence experts.