Photo: Almost all the Syrian rebel fighters sport beards. This has tagged them as “-ists” of one kind or another: Islamists, Salafists, jihadists, terrorists. It is an image fighters joke about. Some beards do indeed signify religiosity. Yet many fighters have beards for other reasons http://econ.st/TbCjma
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Almost all the Syrian rebel fighters sport beards. This has tagged them as “-ists” of one kind or another: Islamists, Salafists, jihadists, terrorists. It is an image fighters joke about. Some beards do indeed signify religiosity. Yet many fighters have beards for other reasons http://econ.st/TbCjma
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