American journalist Peter Theo Curtis said he had no idea how many people were thinking of him and working to secure his release. He briefly spoke to reporters after arriving back at his family's home. Miguel Marquez has the latest on Curtis' homecoming.
Investigative journalist David Rohde knows what it is like to return home after spending time as the hostage of a militant group. He escaped from his Taliban captors. Rohde spoke to Anderson about Curtis' homecoming.
An anti-ISIS group now says there was a second American killed fighting in Syria. The group that released photos of Douglas McCain's passport and his remains made the claim without providing any identification or evidence. U.S. officials estimate that dozens of Americans have tried to join ISIS. What would make them want to travel to Syria, pick up a weapon and fight for a group like that? Jason Carroll looks at the stories of other American jihadis.
Maajid Nawaz was once a member of a militant Muslim group. Today he is the author of "RADICAL: My Journey Out of Islamist Extremism." Anderson spoke to him about how groups like ISIS recruit westerners.
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