Unremorseful ISIS bride is not a victim, she betrayed Britain

Shamima Begum, then 16, left the United Kingdom in 2015 to join ISIS. She said in a recent interview that she did not regret joining the terror group.
Shamima Begum, then 16, left the United Kingdom in 2015 to join ISIS. She said in a recent interview that she did not regret joining the terror group.

Does the name Shamima Begum ring a bell?

Right now, as I type, the 19-year-old from East London is Britain's Rorschach test. Some see her as an innocent woman who made a bad decision. Others see her as a dangerous criminal, a terrorist sympathiser, and a genuine threat to the British public.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 07, 2019, with the headline 'Unremorseful ISIS bride is not a victim, she betrayed Britain'. Print Edition | Subscribe