Internet, social media help ISIL recruit 30,000 fighters

17 December 2015

The terrorist organization ISIL has used the internet and social media to recruit at least 30,000 foreign fighters from more than 100 countries to fight in Syria and Iraq.

That’s according to a top UN official, speaking Thursday at an unprecedented event, exploring the exploitation of new technologies by terrorist groups.

Veronica Reeves brings us the story.

Duration: 2'28"

 

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