An American woman who converted to Islam and joined the Islamic State in Syria and led an all-female military battalion was sentenced Tuesday by a US court to 20 years in prison.
Allison Fluke-Ekren, 42, who grew up as a Christian on a farm in Kansas and converted to Islam as an adult, was convicted in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, after being convicted of providing material support to a terrorist organization .
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