Prison can mean a separation from the group and time for reflection, or fertile recruiting ground for extremists.
Stripped of citizenship, Letts says he wants to face justice at home as he’s “going more and more crazy.”
Our NATO ally may be arming, paying for, and backing another monster — perhaps the “son of ISIS.”
Baghdadi’s importance to ISIS needs to be viewed through the lens of his organization’s birth and growth.
Up until last week, Bouchra and her sister-in-law, both formerly strong supporters of the Islamic State ideology, were imprisoned among 12,000 other women and children.
Turkey falsely labeling Kurds as terrorists, but Kurds defeated the most heinous terrorist killers yet seen to date.
The SDF has been struggling with overcrowded prisons and is now facing Turkish threat as ISIS calls for jailbreaks.
That ISIS women can get weapons is not inconceivable, as we were told about women having phones and trading in illicit SIM cards that they somehow procure from locals.
When verbal intimidation does not work, ISIS women burn tents, inflict beatings, steal and even murder.
Repatriation and prosecution at home is at the same time likely to minimize the risk for wider societal radicalization, namely by diminishing grievances.