Monday, August 20, 2018

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In late 2011, a sixteen-year-old Bahraini boy named Abdelaziz Kuwan approached his Syrian uncle and asked for an introduction to Riad al-Asaad, a colonel in the Syrian Air Force and one of the first military defectors from the dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad. Abdelaziz wanted to join the armed rebellion in Syria. His parents had forbidden him from doing so, but he was ready to defy their wishes.

- From ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror by Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan

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