US-backed forces in Syria just captured a substitute teacher from Texas who had sent his resume to ISIS


Syrian Democratic Forces, via AP, File

  • A US-backed Kurdish militia captured five foreign Islamic State fighters on Sunday, including two men identified as Americans.
  • One of them is Warren Christopher Clark, a 34-year-old former substitute teacher from Houston, Texas.
  • Documents obtained in a house in Mosul, Iraq include a resume and cover letter, reportedly sent by Clark, to apply for a job teaching English in the Islamic State.
  • US officials did not confirm the SDF report by Tuesday morning.
  • To date, only four Americans have been captured during battle in Iraq and Syria.

During an operation aimed at eliminating ISIS's last stronghold in Syria, a US-backed militia captured five foreign fighters including a school teacher from Texas who once sent his resume and a cover letter to the caliphate.

"Dear Director, I am looking to get a position teaching English to students in the Islamic State," the letter reads.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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