The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces captured an American-Saudi dual citizen last September suspected to be a member of the Islamic State. Because of his citizenship, he was quickly transferred to Defense Department custody and is being held in Iraq. After nine months of detention and litigation over this U.S.
Jenna Consigli is a research fellow for the Program on Extremism at George Washington University, where she focuses on nonviolent and violent extremism. Prior to this role, Jenna spent four years implementing governance programs in the Middle East and North Africa and conducting research on Syria and the Islamic State.
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