American Foreign Fighters, Financiers, and Supporters of ISIS

CEP has profiled 90 Americans who have fought with, allegedly attempted to join, or who stand accused of providing material or financial support to extremist groups like ISIS, the Nusra Front, and al-Shabab. The 24 newest profiles are listed first.

Explore their backgrounds and strategies.

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On October 16, 2020, while shouting “Allahu Akbar,” 18-year-old Abdoulakh Anzorov decapitated history teacher Samuel Paty in the Paris suburb of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine. Paty had recently received death threats after showing caricatures of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad in class as part of a lesson on freedom of speech.  

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