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Dimitri Bontinck

Dimitri Bontinck
Dany Peleman

DIMITRI BONTINCK is a former soldier for the Belgian army, UN peacekeeper in Slovenia, and security officer who in 2013 discovered that his teenaged son had traveled to Syria to join the group that later became ISIS. Bontinck followed and, after several dangerous encounters with ISIS jihadis, rescued his son from the terrorist group, chronicling his experiences in Rescued from ISIS: The Gripping True Story of How a Father Saved His Son. Since then, he's traveled numerous times to the region to save other young men and has become an expert on resistance to violent Islamic radicalism.

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Rescued from ISIS

Dimitri Bontinck
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

Rescued from ISIS is the inspiring and terrifying tale of one man's journey to the Middle East to save his child from radical Islam, and its surprising worldwide repercussions.

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