Are African Americans Being Recruited by ISIS?
Disenchantment in the African American community makes then a fertile breeding ground for a new kind of 21st century terrorism.
Considering the social conflict between cops and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, the terrorist group commonly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is using the strategic moment in American history to recruit African-Americans to join the Islamic State’s jihadist movement reports the Christian Post.
Those fighting alongside ISIS, a globally growing terrorist group in which U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said was “as sophisticated and well-funded as any terrorist we have ever seen”, have made no secret that they have vowed to bring turmoil to America. ISIS members promised to “divide America in two”, while their spokesman Abu Mosa promised to raise the flag of Allah over the White House.
In the aftermath of the clash between militant police forces and protesters in the St. Louis suburb, the Washington Post reports: that many ISIS members see the Michael Brown shooting and confrontation between black citizens and government forces as confirmation that the terrorist group’s ideas of oppression and racism in America are completely accurate.
In attempts to reach out to the black community, supporters of ISIS have started the social network hashtag movement #FergusonUnderIS and #ISISHERO. An organization that tracks online terrorist activity said that most of those tweets and post on social sites are targeted directly toward black Americans.
“I thought u guys back in Ferguson were supposed to be Free & that u had equal rights. I’d really like to know what changed? Justice and Equality is under the Shari’ah law. You’ll never get it under Democracy,” a tweet posted from a now-deleted Twitter account that belonged to someone who claimed to be a jihadist from the United States named Mujahid Miski, read.
This would be a brilliant move on the part of ISIS. We need to wise to it pretty quickly.
Originally posted at The Last Tradition
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