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The Convert - Texas Monthly
Tania Joya had been married to a jihadist from Texas for ten years, but she was tired of living like a nomad and unnerved by his increasingly extreme ideology. When he dragged their family to war-torn Syria, she knew it was time to get out.
texasmonthly  taniajoya  isis  syria  jihadist  terrorism 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Aleppo After the Fall - The New York Times
As the Syrian civil war turns in favor of the regime, a nation adjusts to a new reality — and a complicated new picture of the conflict emerges.
syria  asaad  corruption  nytimes  nytimesmag  aleppo  basharalassad  isis  terrorism  radicalislam  class  religion  war  civil  iran  turkey  russia 
june 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Postcard From My Past: Crossing Into Syria - The New York Times
Memories of Syria from a more hopeful era help sustain my humanity.
Syria  middleeast  war  isis  nytimes 
may 2017 by brendanmcfadden
A Dream of Secular Utopia in ISIS’ Backyard
At a college in Kurdish Syria, Rojava tries to train its future leaders.
nytimes  isis  syria  middleast  terrorism  secularism  education  highereducation 
february 2016 by brendanmcfadden
Mothers Of ISIS Recruits Fight Their Own Battles Back Home
Their children abandoned them to join the worst terror organization on earth. Now all they have is each other.
isis  middleast  terrorism  syria  huffingtonpost 
august 2015 by brendanmcfadden
Qassem Suleimani, the Middle East’s Most Powerful Operative
Qassem Suleimani is the Iranian operative who has been reshaping the Middle East. Now he’s directing Assad’s war in Syria.
thenewyorker  iran  middleeast  politics  syria 
december 2013 by brendanmcfadden

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