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Syria / ISIS Crisis / Canada / "Jihadi John" / A Discussion #1079570

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 26, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Ottawa: Paula Newton) A report that four radicalized Canadians have likely joined the ISIS militants in Syria discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The identification of "Jihadi John," the masked British man in the gruesome ISIS execution videos, as Kuwaiti-born Mohammed Emwazi@ introduced.

(Washington: Jim Sciutto) The British-accented voice of ISIS terror video examined; photos shown; details given about how he was likely radicalized. [White House press secretary Josh EARNEST@- says the president wants to bring him to justice.] [In shadow, his TEACHER; CAGE director Asim QURESHI@- characterize Emwazi.] What national intelligence chief James Clapper said about Americans trying to join radical groups discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "Radical" author Maajid Nawaz & former CIA/FBI official Philip Mudd about Jihadi John's identity. [MUDD - doubts he can be captured in Syria; explains why he should be targeted.] [NAWAZ - speculates about how Islamism radicalized western-born Muslims.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Newton, Paula;
Sciutto, Jim

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