What draws women to ISIS
A growing group of young women are rejecting the luxuries and freedoms of Western life – and the mainstream Islamic faith of their parents – to serve the Islamic State group as wives, mothers, and online recruiters.
The sophisticated campaign to draw new recruits to the Islamic State organization isn't just focusing on encouraging Muslim men to emigrate to war-torn Syria and Iraq.
In increasing numbers, young Western women are leaving home for a life of adventure, religious devotion, and cloistered housework in the IS group's self-proclaimed caliphate.
What would attract young, intelligent women raised in Europe and the United States to embrace the ideology of a terrorist group that celebrates a 7th century interpretation of the Koran replete with beheadings, crucifixions, and sexual slavery?
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