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From Asharq Al Awsat: Al Qaeda to produce animated movie aimed at recruiting children

According to the London-based Quilliam Foundation, an Al Qaeda affiliate is planning to produce a cartoon aimed at recruiting and radicalizing young children.

The Quilliam Foundation, which describes itself a as a counter-extremism think tank, issued a statement claiming that Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula [AQAP], is in the “final stages of creating a cartoon movie in order to teach children the history of Al Qaeda and to inspire them to commit acts of terrorism.” Quilliam revealed that this news was announced by “Abu Al Laith Al Yemen, on the Arabic-language Al Shamouk jihadist website on Sunday.” This cartoon will reportedly be called “Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula” and depict “real incidents” involving the mujahedeen in the Arabian Peninsula.


(For more on this, please see: http://www.asharq-e.com/news.asp?section=3&id=25970)

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