In The Media
- (NBC News) Sign-Language ISIS Video Looks to Snare Deaf, Mute Recruits in Europe
- March 9, 2015
The video "represents an attempt by the group to recruit other physically or otherwise impaired individuals, as well as demonstrates the multifaceted responsibilities of those in its ranks," said Alex Kassirer, a researcher at Flashpoint Intelligence, a global security firm and NBC News consultant. It shows that "even traffic police in the Islamic State have a dual functionality, also serving in military roles."
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