“The Islamic State’s propaganda effort is shifting gear—and dramatically softening in tone. The militant organization released another video over the weekend narrated by British captive John Cantlie. In the video, Cantlie strolls the streets of ISIS-controlled Mosul, Iraq, showing how placid, how peaceful the place has become. It’s a far cry from the videos of beheadings and military operations that the ISIS media machine used to make its name.
To kick-start the 2015 campaign, the terror group began publishing a photography series highlighting the beauty of natural landscapes and “normal life” in ISIS-controlled territory.”* The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.
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