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The French Veterans of Globalized Jihad
IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2016
Barcelona : Institut européen de la Méditerranée
42 - 45 p.
Jihad, Islamic State, French fighters
Today there is surely not a single United Nations member state without nationals enrolled in Daesh, the very poorly-named “Islamic State.” In a field where it is illusory to expect reliable data, evaluation of US intelligence can provide a guideline for analysing a trend rather than being taken at face value. In any case, American intelligence sources estimated that in 2015, Daesh had 30,000 foreign fighters from over one hundred countries, in contrast to half that number a year earlier.