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Links Between Right Sector and Listed Al-Qaeda Affilaite Go Back to Chechen War Some Background Notes


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Right Sector Alexander Muzychko Founder in 1994 ‘I Will Lead a Jihadist Parade Down Red Square’

Right Sector

Jaish al Muhajireen wal Ansar aka Caucus Emirate aka Daesh aka Islamic Sate in Syria

Jaish al Muhajireen wal Ansar, or the Army of the Emigrants and Helpers or Muhajireen Army, is an al Qaeda and Islamic State-allied jihadist group that is populated by commanders and fighters from the Islamic Caucasus Emirate as well as a large number of Syrians. The group is considered to be the Caucasus Emirate’s branch in Syria. After the death of Islamic Caucasus Emirate leader Doku Umarov, the Muhajireen Army swore allegiance to his replacement, Ali Abu Mukhammad.

The Muhajireen Army was founded by Omar al Shishani, a Chechen leader who joined the Islamic State in the fall of of 2013. Salahuddin al Shishani is the current emir of the Muhajireen Army.

The State Department described the Muhajireen Army…

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