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Islamic State Recruiting Stokes Fears for Parents in Georgia

Islamic State recruiters are increasingly targeting ethnic Chechens living in northern Georgia, and parents of some recruits are accusing Georgian authorities of doing nothing to stop the outflow. The 50 to 100 Chechen Georgians believed to be fighting in Syria are among a much larger number fighting in Syria from around the region, particularly from Russia’s North Caucasus, where Chechnya itself is located. It’s a trend that could threaten the stability of the entire Caucasus: If...

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