War On Terror: The Islamic State has beaten the U.S. on the propaganda front, recruiting “thousands” of Muslim Americans on social media. The U.S. answer? Put a terror-supporting Muslim in charge of countermessaging.
Discouraging Muslims from joining IS and heeding its calls to jihad has become a wartime imperative. FBI Director James Comey last week testified that the terror group is leveraging social media to radicalize “maybe thousands” of young Muslims in the U.S. to “kill, kill, kill.”
Meanwhile, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warns that one or more of these ISIS recruits could “strike at any moment” on orders directed through Twitter. One of the American Muslims who opened fire on a Texas free speech event regularly traded calls for violence on Twitter with IS fighters.
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