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Jordan Has A Huge Foreign Fighter Problem

February 4, 2015 10:51 PM
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Jordan Has A Huge Foreign Fighter Problem

As Jordan reels from the horrific killing of one of its fighter pilots by Islamic State militants, the death also highlights how inextricably involved the country has become in the conflict in Syria.

Jordan shares an extensive border with Syria, and the proximity has made it one of the main recipients of refugees from the country, as well as a host for covert U.S.-led training of Syrian rebels. While this flow of Syrians into Jordan has raised concerns over security and strain on resources, ther...

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