Bosnian police officers hold a suspected man who was detained during an action in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
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New laws make it easier to seize passports.Governments from France to Indonesia have launched urgent drives to cut off one of the ISIS' biggest sources of strength: foreign fighters. In Bosnia, authorities carried out a major anti-terror sweep Wednesday. They detained 16 people suspected of fighting in Syria and Iraq and recruiting Balkan men to join militants there.A compilation of government estimates shows more than 2,000 people with European passports have fought or are fighting in Syria and Iraq – with most looking to join ISIS.More than 1,900 Tunisian jihadists have joined the ISIS group, according to government figures and Abdel-Latif Hannachi, a researcher on Islamic movements.Britain, home to an estimated 400 fighters in Syria and now Iraq, had been emphasizing outreach to universities, religious centers and prisons.
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