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More ISIS fighters from one Swedish town than entire USA
Mar 9, 2015 at 3:33 pm
"The Swedish town of Gothenburg is a hotbed for ISIS recruitment, according to terror experts at Swedish intelligence agency SÄPO and the Swedish military.
"The Swedish Center for Jihadists is Gothenburg," says terrorism expert Magnus Ranstorp. In an interview in newspaper Svenska Dagbladet last fall, Ranstorp estimated there being some 50 out of the 150 "Swedish" ISIS warriors originating from the Gothenburg region. 'Exclusion areas' like Hammarkullen, Biskopsgården and Angered, featured in the infamous police report of areas where the gangs are taking over published last year, are not surprisingly topping the list for terrorism recruitment grounds.
And apparently, recruitment is picking up. Newspaper Aftonbladet recently published a follow-up interview with a returned ISIS fanatic that participated in the Syrian carnage and has since published recruitment videos specifically aimed at Swedish would-be Jihadists. In the interview, which is chilling to the bone from the sheer madness seeping out through the lines, the young man matter-of-factly estimates the number of fellow Gothenburg-warriors to now reach 150."
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