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These three stories explore the Iraqi insurgency and the fighting conditions U.S. forces faced. "Meet the new jihad" explains the transformation of the Iraqi insurgency from a guerilla campaign led by former members of the Baathist regime to an international jihadist movement.. "Enemy with many faces" reveals the divisions with the insurgency's disparate members. "Into the hot zone" follows U.S. soldiers as they engage in brutal urban combat.
Kaplan sheds light on the underground jihad movement in America. The story reveals that up to 2,000 Americans have fought in holy wars around the world - Afghanistan, the Balkans, Kashmir and Chechnya - since the early 1990s. "Most of the jihadists are Arab Americans, but other are as diverse as America itself, and include native-born whites, blacks, and at least one Puerto-Rican," according to the contest questionnaire.