'Jihadi hipster' - the young, charismatic and cruel face of Islamic State
Islam Yaken, rich kid turned fanatical warrior, tweets to the world from Syria for murderous movement.
Islam Yaken was raised in a prosperous Cairo neighborhood, where he attended an exclusive French school, got a degree from a prestigious law school and became a narcissistic body builder. Today he's a marauder in Syria with Islamic State, and the tweets of his rasta-haired, bespectacled, good-looking self in warrior poses has earned him the nickname "jihadi hipster,"
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