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  9/4/2014, Elul 9, 5774

Former Head of IDF Intel: Israel Doesn't Need to Fear ISIS


Former head of IDF Intelligence Amos Yadlin on Wednesday expressed a contrarian opinion on the dangers of the terrorist group ISIS, responsible for the beheadings of two journalists, as well as thousands of “infidels” in Iraq and Syria who do not subscribe to their particular brand of Islam. According to Yadlin, there's nothing to fear from ISIS.

Speaking at an Ashkelon College Wednesday, Yadlin said that despite the shocking videos the group released showing the beheadings of journalistsSteve Sotloff and James Foley, “there is no real reason to fear. ISIS is very good at media relations, and using the media to frighten people. They murder their captives in a shocking manner in order to get media attention.”

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