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Aging autocrats find pretext for crackdowns

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- A propaganda video posted by the Islamic State group on Oct. 17 was the latest evidence that Central Asian militants have joined the ranks of the terrorist group.

     "We should take this and put it on the Internet. Let the infidels take a look!" said one of the two Uzbek-speaking fighters featured in the video shot in Kobani, a town in Syria.

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