Middle East

US military botches online fight against ISIS

The main gate at MacDill Air Force Base Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, in Tampa, Fla. On any given day at MacDill, web crawlers anonymously scour social media for potential recruits to ISIS. Then, in a high-stakes operation to counter the extremists’ propaganda, language specialists employ fictitious identities and try to sway the targets from joining ISIS ranks. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

 

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