Tuesday, September 30, 2014


North Caucasus

Georgian Defends Locals' Motives For Joining Syria Fight

September 26, 2014
A resident of Georgia's restive Pankisi Gorge has told RFE/RL's Georgian Service that he knows one of his countrymen accused this week by the United States of aiding extremist groups like Islamic State (IS) in Syria and defended natives of his poverty-stricken area who go there "to help the poor Syrian people." More

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