More people joined the Islamic State from former Soviet republics than from any other region outside the Middle East.
On this special edition of Global Journalist, a look at what drew so many fighters from Central Asia to fight with the terror group in Syria – and what may become of them and their families as those who survived try to return.
Joining the program is Noah Tucker, a senior editor at Radio Free Asia/Radio Liberty, who lead a months-long research and reporting project on the issue in hotspots of ISIS recruitment in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
Producer: Rosemary Belson
Visual editor: Grace Lett
View the Not in Our Name documentary here.