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Israel Cracks Down on Islamic State Volunteers

Ayoob Kara, a deputy Israeli Cabinet minister, used to double as an unofficial intermediary with the few of his fellow Arab citizens who have left to join Islamic State insurgents in Syria or Iraq. Negotiating discreetly through relatives and go-betweens, he would offer them reduced jail terms if they returned to Israel, cooperated with security services and helped deter other would-be Islamic State recruits by publicly disavowing the group. A half-dozen volunteers took the deal, Kara...

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