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FPRI’s Clint Watts Quoted in Daily Beast Article on ISIS’ Use of Social Media

Clint Watts“During the U.S. war in Iraq, when ISIS, in an earlier incarnation, was known as as al Qaeda in Iraq, the group learned ‘how to engage a U.S. audience and get at them’…The difference now is that ISIS no longer depends on intermediaries to broadcast its barbarism. In this new environment, the group’s media arm can upload its propaganda and see it spread globally in a matter of minutes or hours.”

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