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He said Saudi Arabia still suffers from Saudi youths joining battles in Syria and Iraq as a result of Daesh's propaganda.
Groups on the more extreme end of the spectrum, particularly those affiliated with al Qaeda, have proven remarkably adept at spreading their military resources across large swathes of territory, joining battles at the pivotal moment, and exploiting their superior organizational structures to establish political control and influence over territory," read a report published by Foreign Policy in September.