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The Children of ISIS

posted on March 25, 2015

At Rolling Stone, Janet Reitman explores three siblings’ attempt to join ISIS in Syria last year, asking, “Why did three American kids from the suburbs of Chicago try to run away to the Islamic state, and should the Feds treat them as terrorists?” ISIS’s social media lures young Muslims by emphasizing inclusion, idealism, and American tyranny, Reitman explains. Meanwhile, the U.S. lacks a cohesive strategy for combating ISIS’s Internet presence.

Read at Rolling Stone