- - Thursday, December 22, 2016

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

The Islamic State has developed an app for children in ISIS-controlled areas of Iraq and Syria that lets children earn points by destroying Western landmarks such as Big Ben, the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower. The app also teaches them to spell out words like grenade and rocket.

The app is named Huroof, or alphabet. The children can use a variety of weapons, including commercial airliners. The app follows the trend of forcing young children to execute prisoners in cold blood and actual weapons training.

“The reward for learning something in this app is to get points that they can use to select the terrorism target of their choice. Western landmarks that the child can choose and attack using a variety of weapons, including commercial airliners,” said Col. John Dorrian the spokesman for the international coalition fighting the militants, reports the Daily Mail.

“Tremendous damage was being done to them. I am concerned about is the damage, the numbing of these children who are being taught an ideology from a time that they are very young. That’s untold damage, that’s really serious and it has to be undone once this territory has been taken back.”


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