ISIS Uses Trump In Video Touting Brussels Attacks
A snippet of video from the latest online propaganda from the so-called Islamic State has released a video that includes a clip of Donald Trump talking about Brussels.
ISIS-linked video celebrates the Brussels attacks – and includes Trump’s claim that the city is a “horror show” pic.twitter.com/AkYYfo0OW8
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“Brussels was one of the great cities one of the most beautiful cities of the world 20 years. It was amazing actually and safe, and now it’s a horror show,” Trump says. His words lending credence to the idea that the terror coming from Brussels has effectively destroyed the city.
The Hill reports:
The video feature images of the Republican presidential front-runner, according to Newsweek, and footage of Trump calling Brussels a “horror show” after the attacks.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve is also shown in the video.ISIS says in the clip that those behind the attacks at the Belgium airport and train station that left dozens dead and more than 200 injured were part of a broader mix of militants in the Middle East.The video was reportedly released by the pro-ISIS al-Battar Media Foundation and circulated on social media by supporters of the group.It comes as the Iraqi military, backed by the U.S.-led coalition fighting the group, was poised Thursday to launch an offensive against ISIS to recapture the city of Mosul in northern Iraq.