ISIS' Douglas McCain, Best Friend Troy Kastigar Both Waged Jihad

August 27, 2014 2:13 PM

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ISIS' Douglas McCain, Best Friend Troy Kastigar Both Waged Jihad

American ISIS militant Douglas McCain isn’t the only product of Robbinsdale Cooper High School's Class of 1999 to die alongside Islamist radicals in far-off lands. His onetime best friend and classmate Troy Kastigar was killed fighting for the Al-Shabaab terror group in Somalia in 2009.

When the news broke that McCain had been fatally wounded during a battle in Syria, many who knew the 33-year-old immediately expressed shock, sadness and disbelief. Classmates at their New Hope, Minnesota, high school are reeling over the revelation that now they have lost two childhood friends to o...

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