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These Are the Westerners Joining ISIS

By Devan Kreisberg

Nov. 19, 2015

Devan Kreisberg writes on a new paper from New America that identifies the Westerners finding their way to Iraq and Syria—and how great a th

These Are the Westerners Joining ISIS

Devan Kreisberg writes on a new paper from New America that identifies the Westerners finding their way to Iraq and Syria—and how great a th


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