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ISIS leak shines light on terrorist group’s recruitment tactics




Kurdish Peshmerga forces detain suspected members of ISIL, or Daesh in Arabic, who mixed with a group of villagers fleeing the frontline to a Kurdish-controled area on November 16, 2015 to Sinjar, Iraq.
Kurdish Peshmerga forces detain suspected members of ISIL, or Daesh in Arabic, who mixed with a group of villagers fleeing the frontline to a Kurdish-controled area on November 16, 2015 to Sinjar, Iraq.
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British broadcaster Sky News has obtained over thousands of ISIS documents purportedly leaked by a disillusioned Free Syrian Army fighter.

They questionnaires containing 23 questions filled out by 22,000 ISIS recruits from around the world and contain information like names, addresses, and blood types. Four names are allegedly from people residing in the U.S. German intelligence has also obtained the same trove, and is in the process of determining its authenticity.

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Colin P. Clarke, Associate Political Scientist at the Rand Corporation whose research focuses on counterinsurgency and counterintelligence