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Jihadi roomies

Appeared in Datum, Sept. 2013

Text and photos by Carsten Stormer

As the U.S. waffled this spring over whether to drop bombs on Syria, its civil war raged on. Our reporter decided that was an opportune moment to visit Damascus. He never made it. He got hung up on the outskirts, in an apartment shared by a group of Islamist fighters.