Islamic Radicalization of Youth by ISIS

Hi Everyone, This is a project for my English class. We had to choose a social issue that is plaguing our society and try to find ways to resolve it. I talk about how ISIS recruits children to fight in their military operations.

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Islamic Radicalization of Youth by ISIS

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Hi Everyone, This is a project for my English class. We had to choose a social issue that is plaguing our society and try to find ways to resolve it. I talk about how ISIS recruits children to fight in their military operations.
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  1. Islamic Radicalization of Youth by ISIS

    Slide 1 - Islamic Radicalization of Youth by ISIS

    • Zain Chaudry
    • Social issues in the English language
  2. How is the Islamic State Recruiting Children?

    Slide 2 - How is the Islamic State Recruiting Children?

  3. Important Facts

    Slide 3 - Important Facts

    • Islamic State has over $2 Billion in assets
    • Over 10,000 Fighters
    • Seized the banks, weapons, and resources in Mosul, Iraq
    • ISIS was formed in 1999
    • Started as a rebel/insurgent group
    • ISIS’ goals include. . .
    • Overthrow unstable Middle East governments
    • Establish a “caliphate”
    • Recognize Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi as “caliph”
  4. Jihadi Camps and Schools

    Slide 4 - Jihadi Camps and Schools

  5. Jihadi Camps

    Slide 5 - Jihadi Camps

    • November 2014  ISIS posts video of the children of Kazakh fighters
    • Camps are located at the center of conflict
    • Efficient recruiting in the region
    • Militants use powerful rhetoric or deception to recruit
    • Ashbal al-Ezz indoctrination camp (“Cubs of Pride”)
    • Story of Syrian boy Muhammed
    • Said that the camp was going to increase knowledge on Islam
    • Camp is divided into religious classes and combat training
  6. Jihadi Schools

    Slide 6 - Jihadi Schools

    • Now used to supplement Jihadi Camps
    • “Abu Mus’ab Zarqawi School” in Raqqa
    • Teaching Arabic, English, and Qur’an Lessons
    • Want to create a new fighting force who can fight in 21st century
  7. Social Media Campaigns and Propaganda

    Slide 7 - Social Media Campaigns and Propaganda

  8. Social Media

    Slide 8 - Social Media

    • ISIS has used social media to recruit members
    • Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp
    • Roughly 90,000 tweets a day are by terror organizations
    • Militants using editing techniques to make action seem exciting
  9. Online Recruitment

    Slide 9 - Online Recruitment

    • Targeting teenage girls
    • “Jihadi Brides”
    • ISIS making different promises to the youth
    • Saying they will provide a better and “adventurous life”
    • Offering houses with electricity and plumbing
    • Aqsa Mahmood  Major ISIS Recruiter
    • Recruited 3 British Teens (Shamima Begum Amira Abase, and Kadiza Sultana)
  10. Proposed Solutions

    Slide 10 - Proposed Solutions

  11. Solutions

    Slide 11 - Solutions

    • Raise Awareness
    • Increase Social Media Filtering
    • Need to Establish More Organizations like Muflehun
  12. Thank You For Watching

    Slide 12 - Thank You For Watching