Photo Gallery: Former Prisoners Fight in Syrian Insurgency
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Photo Gallery: Former Prisoners Fight in Syrian Insurgency

From Jail to Jihad Former Prisoners Fight in Syrian Insurgency

Some have done time for terrorism, while others were radicalized inside: Former prison inmates are now on the frontlines of the Syrian civil war. The jihadists fighting alongside the rebels are discrediting the insurgency, just as Damascus may have hoped.