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US-backed militia captures two American militants in battle with Islamic State in Syria

BAGHDAD - "Dear Director, I am looking to get a position teaching English to students in the Islamic State."

So began Warren Christopher Clark, a substitute teacher from Texas, in a cover letter written sometime after 2014 and later obtained by American researchers studying extremism.

Clark wound up joining the extremist group in its Iraqi capital of Mosul under the nom de guerre Abu Muhammad Ameriki - "The father of Mohammad

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