Study of U.S. Islamic State Suspects Finds Diversity

MANHATTAN (CN) – Suspected militants accused of flocking to the self-proclaimed Islamic State hail from many backgrounds, but few trace their heritage to Middle-Eastern Arab descent, researchers found.

ISIS Terrorists citzenship graphIn a study titled “By the Numbers: ISIS Cases in the United States,” the Center on National Security at Fordham Law surveyed 56 terrorism prosecutions related to the group known more broadly as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) between March 1, 2014, and June 22 this year.

  • Drunk_by_Noon

    U.S. Citizens, eh?
    Parents, where did they come from?
    Where did ISIS terrorist recruits come from BEFORE they lied their way into citizenship?

    I guarantee you that their families do NOT look like this.

  • canminuteman

    Because diversity Is the best thing ever!

  • Jim Horne

    Prager University: Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists?

  • Norman_In_New_York

    At least, they aren’t called Asian.