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Flow of Foreign Fighters to Iraq, Syria Unrelenting

Western efforts to stem the flow of foreign fighters to the conflict in Syria and Iraq are starting to have an impact, but would-be militants are still finding their way to the battlefront. According to the most recent estimate, more than 34,000 foreign fighters from at least 120 countries have now gone to fight in Iraq and Syria, a U.S. intelligence official told VOA on condition of anonymity.  Of those, at least 6,000 are Westerners. Those numbers are up from previous estimates...

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