Isis recruiting Army of Ten Year olds
When a country goes to war one of the motivations for the conflict is to protect the lives and lifestyles of their children and future generations. Children as young as ten years old are going to ISIS training camps where they are taught, among other things, how to cut off someone’s head. After two weeks or so the children are sent to the front lines.
The rise of the so-called “Cubs of the Islamic state.” On the streets of Syria and of Iraq, ISIS militants building a literal small army. Militants are holding training camps for these mini-jihadis waging war against the West. They’re even boasting about it on the Internet. A self-proclaimed Syrian fighter tweeted images on October 28th of this boy you see there he says is his son and the youngest fighter with the Islamic state. The graduates go on to man checkpoints, some are used as human shields even suicide bombers. Cassandra Vienergrad is a senior writer for NBCnews.com. She just completed an in-depth report on this. It’s an exclusive. We appreciate you bringing it to us, Cassandra. First off the U.N. has confirmed reports children as young as 12 or 13 are undergoing some of this military training. Describe to us what you learned about what that training is like.