CBN News, WASHINGTON — The Islamic State is doing something none of their Islamic terrorist predecessors have done successfully: use social media savvy to attract thousands of Western recruits.
Now, from London to Paris to Minneapolis, young jihadists are leaving the comforts of the West to answer the call of ISIS.
According to CBN News Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck, ISIS has even larger aims.
Stakelbeck is author of the new book, ISIS Exposed: Beheadings, Slavery and the Hellish Reality of Radical Islam.
In it he describes how ISIS is calling on its legions of followers in the West to rise up and conduct attacks right here in America and turn the United States and Europe into a war zone.
“If you want to know what makes ISIS tick, Erick Stakelbeck is your man,” American TV host and conservative political commentator Sean Hannity said of the book.
Which state in the United States is the No. 1 terrorist breeding ground, and what should America do to cripple ISIS? Erick Stakelbeck answered these questions and more. Click play to watch.
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