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Egypts Prisons History of Making Militants
In Egypt, after a coup forced the Muslim Brotherhood from power thousands of its supporters were thrown in jail. For many young men, that was the beginning of their road to extremism. We'll hear about Egypt's history of making militants in its prisons including the story of one man currently imprisoned and being recruited by ISIS.
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