ISIS in the West

The Tactical Hermit

This is one of the best, most practical and useful reports I have seen produced on ISIS to date, def better than ANYTHING the Govt. has cooked up. Remember: Information is Power. Know the Threat, Know your Enemy. We will be discussing more about this report after The Thanksgiving Break.-SF

Mandatory Credit: Photo by REX USA (2642870a) Hayat Boumeddiene, far right Hayat Boumeddiene 'appears in Islamic State film' - 06 Feb 2015 The latest video released by French-speaking Islamic state (ISIS), fighters may be Hayat Boumeddiene, who is believed to have knowledge about the deadly January 9, 2015 attack on a Paris kosher grocery,The video, titled "Blow Up France 2," was released Tuesday and shows an ISIS fighter praising previous attackers in France and calling for new attacks. The video shows a woman standing next to the speaker, wearing camouflage clothing and holding a weapon. French authorities are investigating the possibility this woman could be Hayat Boumeddiene. Her husband, Amedy Coulibaly, killed four hostages January 9 at a kosher grocery in Paris, authorities said. He was killed by police in a rescue and the remaining hostages fled to safety.

Washington, D.C. — Who exactly are the estimated 4,500 Westerners drawn to join ISIS and other militant groups in Syria, and how great of a threat do they pose? In the wake of Friday’s harrowing terrorist attacks in Paris, New America’s Peter Bergen, Courtney Schuster, and David Stermanare today publishing “ISIS in the West: The New Faces of Extremism,” a new report reviewing what we know about the Westerners drawn to Jihadist groups.

New America has collected information about 475 individuals from 25 Western countries who have been reported by credible news sources as having…

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