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Middle East / ISIS / Child Soldiers #1083259

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Nov 15, 2014
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(Studio: Poppy Harlow) Report introduced.

(Gaziantep, Turkey: Arwa Damon) Interview held with a 15-year-old boy who was indoctrinated & trained by ISIS. [“YASUF” {thru translator} – describes his training; says he told his mother this is jihad; comments on his father’s decision to leave ISIS and flee to Turkey; says his friends are all in ISIS.]

(Studio: Poppy Harlow) Live discussion held with CNN counterterrorism analyst Philip Mudd† about ISIS’ recruitment and growth. [MUDD – explains ISIS’ idea to transform a child’s brain; raises questions about leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi††; comments on the impact of taking out the leader and whether it can be done without US ground troops.]

Harlow, Poppy;
Damon, Arwa

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