Kansas woman pleads guilty to leading ISIS battalion

The World

Allison Fluke-Ekren, from Kansas, has pleaded guilty to organizing and leading an all-female military battalion on behalf of ISIS. According to court documents, Fluke-Ekren trained women on to how to use assault rifles, grenades and suicide belts. The World’s Shirin Jaafari reports.

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