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European women convert, join IS

Written for Al Monitor on October 29, 2014 AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — Vanessa, 19, was always a rebellious and spontaneous teen. Someone who liked being the center of attention and didn’t let anybody tell her what to do. After she became a … Continue reading

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European women find appeal in Syrian jihad

Written for Al Monitor on June 6, 2014 AMSTERDAM — Khadija (not her real name) enjoyed a quiet life in the Netherlands, the country she grew up in. She had a place to stay and the opportunity to study.​ However, over the last … Continue reading

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