Young Jordanians returning from jihad pick up their lives, but dream of Islamic state

December 6, 2014 6:00 AM

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Young Jordanians returning from jihad pick up their lives, but dream of Islamic state

In this photo taken Oct. 28, 2014, two jihadi Salafi brothers, Omar Mansour, 23, right, recruited to join the Islamic state group but ended up with al-Nusra Front in Syria, and Abdullah Mansour, 21, recruited to join al-Qaida in Yemen, sit at the family house during an interview with the Associated press, in the city of Ma'an, Jordan. The young Jordanians who went to Syria and Yemen for jihad didn't start out as extremists. They say they were radicalized by what they felt were Western injustices against believers in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now they are back home in Jordan, trying to fit in _ but they still hope one day their vision of Islam will sweep their homeland. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser) (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser) (The Associated Press)

In this photo taken Oct. 28, 2014, two jihadi Salafi brothers, Omar Mansour, 23, second left, recruited to join the Islamic state group but ended up with al-Nusra Front in Syria, and Abdullah Mansour, 21, right, recruited to join al-Qaida in Yemen, pose for a family photo with their brother Ahmed, 1...

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