An American commanded an ISIS women's battalion

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 An American woman commanded an ISIS women's battalion

American, fighter of the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIS), pleaded guilty Tuesday to leading a battalion of more than 100 women and girls in Syria.

Allison Elizabeth Fluke-Ekren, 42, a former Kansas resident and M.A. in Education, USA, traveled to Syria in 2012 to wage violent jihad. Prior to that, she lived in Libya, Turkey and Egypt, working with another terrorist group, Ansar al-Sharia.

Fluke-Ekren joined the ISIS terrorist group with her second husband, who led the sniper group until her death in 2016 in an airstrike.

US media reported that Fluke-Ekren burst into tears after confessing in a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, to conspiring to support a foreign terrorist organization. In the United States, such a crime is punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

In 2016, Fluke-Ekren organized the Women's Center in the Syrian city of Raqqa, where she taught women and young girls how to use AK-automatic rifles. 47, grenades and suicide belts with explosives.

In 2018, Fluke-Ekren gave her family a message about her death, probably intending to become a suicide bomber.

Fluke-Ekren was taken into custody in the Eastern District of Virginia on January 28. Her sentencing is scheduled for October 25.

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