How did this guy become a citizen of the US?
Did he get in on a lottery? This appears to be what happens when you do not limit immigration to the best and brightest. The story does not explain how the guy became a naturalized citizen of the US.
Brooklyn man who 'bought a one-way ticket out of JFK to join ISIS and rose through ranks from sniper to 'emir' is charged with terrorism by US prosecutors
Ruslan Maratovich Asainov, a 42-year-old naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Kazakhstan, was charged with providing material support to the terrorist organization.