ISIS is recruiting desperate jihadists in a way al Qaeda ‘never even considered’
With so much focus on individual Islamic State terrorists originating from North America and Europe, it’s easy to lose focus on where the majority of these jihadists hail from. But in addition to their country of origin, it’s also crucial to understand what their motivations had been to join the failing state.
In a Christian Science Monitorreport, correspondent Taylor Luckexpounds on the notion that ISIS recruiters have taken advantage of those that have been economically marginalized in areas rife with IS activity.
The evidence presented in the report is compelling.
“In Tunisia, 90% of ISIS recruits are from economically marginalized towns and neighborhoods,” Badra Gaaloul, the president of the Tunis-based International Centre for Strategic, Security and Military Studies, explained to the Monitor. – READ MORE