PBS NewsHour

How the Islamic State lures teens on social media

Clip: 10/22/2014 | 6m 39s

Three teenage girls from Denver were detained in Germany last weekend by American authorities under suspicion of joining the Islamic State. The militant group lures recruits worldwide with a sophisticated social media operation. Margaret Warner reports how the group tries to reach a wide audience while avoiding detection.

Aired: 10/22/14

Rating: NR

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