Anna Nemtsova

Independent Media Person

Opinion Articles & Editorials Written By Anna Nemtsova

DateArticle NameLocation
11/27/15Lament of an ISIL
The rain fell on the windows of the old house in Pankisi Gorge, a remote mountain region of Georgia with a population of about 15,000, mostly ethnic Chechens. The white living room smelled of old clothes; a large stuffed-animal deer sat in the corner, its horns hanging at its sides. Speaking gently on her cellphone, Aminat was pleading with her son, Muslim Kushtanashvili, who had left seven months before to join the Islamic State. On the other end of the line, Muslim, 16 years old, reminded her of the choices he had made...