French Fighters in IS Call Muslim Countrymen to Join Group, Carry Out Attacks in France

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Three French fighters in the Islamic State (IS) urged the Muslims among their fellow countrymen to travel to Iraq or Syria to join the group, and told those unable to do so to carry out lone-wolf attacks in France, suggesting to poison food and water and to drive over victims.

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The Kassig Beheading: The Islamic State's Last-Ditch Effort to Keep US Boots Out of the Caliphate

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After a gap of almost six weeks, the Islamic State (IS) released a video yesterday showing, along with the brutal simultaneous beheading of almost two dozen Syrian pilots, the head of American citizen Peter Kassig after it was severed from his body. Standing above his head was the British executor, known as "Jihad John," who killed other American and British citizens, challenging the US to send ground troops into Iraq and Syria.

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The Islamic State Announces its Own Currency

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The Islamic State (IS) "Treasury Department," in its first statement, announced that it would be minting its own currency in a message distributed on Twitter on November 13, 2014.

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IS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Rallies Fighters, Condemns US-Led Coalition in New Speech

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The Islamic State (IS) released a new audio speech from its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, in which he rallied his forces, condemned coalition intervention in Syria, and called for further recruitment of fighters.

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From Teenage Colorado Girls to Islamic State Recruits: A Case Study in Radicalization Via Social Media

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Sometime over a year ago, a teenage American girl using the pseudonym "Grape" posted in response to a question on Ask.fm:

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