Heavily armed fighters (center) with a map of Central Asia in the background and a photo of the shouters in the Crocus Moscow terrorist attack and a US flag. Photo: Al Mayadeen illustration by Zeinab El-Hajj.

Heavily armed fighters (center) with a map of Central Asia in the background and a photo of the shouters in the Crocus Moscow terrorist attack and a US flag. Photo: Al Mayadeen illustration by Zeinab El-Hajj.