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Local Professor Explores Importance Of Fighting Jihadis On Their Own Turf

Terror groups such as the Islamic State are employing a number of recruiting methods to increase membership.

University of Pittsburgh associate professor of international affairs Michael Kenney says while media attention often focuses on the young teenagers who have answered the Islamic State's call, another essential set of recruits are activists from Britain and other Western countries who are deeply committed to establishing the calliphate, both in their home countries and globally. Kenney has researched the issue and will discuss how we can reach the people the Islamic State is trying to recruit.

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