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The Fearsome Foreign Fighters of Islamic State? Many Are Just Children

Posted September 8th, 2015 at 4:33 pm (UTC-4)
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A recent Danish intelligence report noted that the typical age range of foreigners joining the fight in Syria was 16 to 25. That makes them younger than the foreign fighters who streamed into previous jihadist struggles in Afghanistan, Iraq and Bosnia, who were 25 to 30.