When Western Women Join ISIS, It's Not For The Nutella
When a Western woman is arrested for attempting to join ISIS or even succeeds, one of the first questions is, why? A new report seeks to answer that.By Jake Godin | May 29, 2015
Western women are joining ISIS. But it's not because of Nutella.
"ISIS is talking online about jars of Nutella, pictures of kittens and emojis. These three images are in part helping ISIS recruiters lure Westerners into their fight because … " Carol Costello said during a February CNN broadcast.
Instead, a new report from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue suggests Western women — as many as 550 — have joined ISIS for a multitude of complex reasons stemming from their homeland and the Middle East. (Video via Corporación de Radio y Televisión Española)