ISIS uses American child to threaten Trump in new video

ISIS uses American child to threaten Trump in new video
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[Ed. – Sounds as though the entire family became radicalized. Also, why wouldn’t he speak ‘in clear, unaccented English’ if he was born in this country and left two years ago?]

ISIS for the first time apparently used an American child in a propaganda video, a boy living in the so-called Islamic State.

“My message to Trump, the puppet of the Jews: Allah promised us victory, promised you defeat,” the child who gives his name as Yousef said amid ruins in the terrorist group’s Syrian capital, Raqqa. “This battle is not gonna end in Raqqa or Mosul. It’s gonna end in you lands.”

Yousef speaks in clear, unaccented English, but his real identity is unknown. Yousef said he moved to Syria from America with his family two years ago.

“My father’s an American soldier who fought the mujahideen in Iraq,” he said in the video.

The video shows Yousef speaking Arabic, and also has clips where he appears to be reading from a Qur’an in Arabic. In other clips, he and the Yazidi boy walk through bombed out areas of Raqqa, and in another they follow an adult man into a building and assemble rifles and other weapons.

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