Syrians Are Joining Islamic State Because Of Economic Woes Not Religious Fanaticism, Says Survey

A convoy of Islamic State fighters in Raqqa, Syria. (Militant photo via AP, File) Young Syrian men are being pushed into joining Islamic State and other extremist groups such as Jabhat al Nusra (Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria) because of the collapse of job opportunities and the destruction of schools, rather […]

Original: Forbes Real Time