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FPRI’s Clint Watts Quoted in Buzzfeed on Hostage Taker’s Allegiance To ISIS

“I think the ISIS angle is nothing more than this Coulibaly pledging allegiance to them…Don’t give these guys too much credit; a lot of these guys are just idiots. Coulibaly is in the network, ISIS is the thing to pledge to, [and] in the absence of a connection you pledge to the most popular group.”

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