WorldViews: Why being Chechen is a badge of honor for Islamist militants

By Adam Taylor, July 3, 2014

While Islamic State's famously reclusive leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi remains in hiding and is rarely photographed, another young Islamist fighter has come forward to publicly represent the group in videos and photographs shared on social media. This man, however, stands out from his largely Arabic fellow fighters.

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