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Terrorist recruiters are actively targeting Americans. According to the FBI, at least 100 people from the United States have been recruited by ISIS.
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00:03 Ice his right hand Syria. This horrific this with their
00:08 flashy propaganda videos and growing patent and social media. -- it
00:12 has been able to recruit fighters from 83 different countries. Including
00:16 at least 100 people from the US. Some from Minnesota social
00:20 media has really changed the game -- -- with the FBI
00:24 says groups like ices have gotten more sophisticated we have. Been
00:28 privy to some videos which have directly targeted youths here in
00:33 Minneapolis. And the quality of quality of the videos has. Improved
00:39 extensively. -- -- -- another terrorist group has produced videos teaching
00:45 mountain on Minnesota landmarks. The FBI says the first -- recruiting
00:49 is working the FBI tells me that an estimated twenty. It's
00:53 25 minnesotans have lasted but for terrorist group Alice to Bob.
00:57 And a handful have left at five in the new group.
00:59 -- to counter the recruitment the FBI works with community leaders
01:03 to keep the most vulnerable on hand to extremists. Groups like
01:07 -- you Minneapolis nonprofit aimed at engaging Somali youth. Have been
01:11 vital in -- fight against terrorism. Efforts went up at home
01:15 so does that push from crisis.