From Westernized daughter of a rich family to burka-wearing jihadi bride: Split from relatives preceded Tashfeen Malik’s transformation into a ‘radicalized’ killer who swore allegiance to ISIS as she murdered 14

New details have emerged about the radicalization of a Pakistani woman who along with her American husband killed 14 people in San Bernadino California and pledged allegiance to ISIS.

Tashfeen Malik who moved to the US last year when she married Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, had spent most of her life in Saudi Arabia and relatives say she became more conservative about her Muslim faith three years ago.

Relatives of Malik in Pakistan who are estranged from their wealthy family members who live in Saudi Arabia said that she used to wear Western-style clothing but later switched to more traditional garments such as a burka, which covers the the entire body.

  • mauser 98

    …not on CNN

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  • simus1

    A 27 or 29 year old unmarried devout muslim woman, the daughter of wealthy long term noncitizens in saudi, returns to her native Dumpsterstan to receive an education as a pharmacist and after that applies for a visa to marry a San Bernadino, California, health inspector who found her on the internet?

    Sure, it happens every day.

  • JoKeR
  • Canadian

    In her case, I vote for the burka.

  • Barrington Minge

    In fairness, when you are that butt-ugly, your opportunities are somewhat limited (rather like your IQ I would guess)