ISIS blooper

Behind-the-scenes footage shows an ISIS recruit in Yemen fluffing his lines and struggling to be heard over squawking birds while pledging allegiance to the caliphate.
The video was recorded in 2017, before ISIS collapsed. A later take was successful and made it into a real propaganda video.
The video was unearthed by Dr Elisabeth Kendall, a senior research fellow at Oxford University’s Pembroke College, during research on the cell.
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A new video of ISIS recruits trying to pledge their allegiance to the caliphate shows a recruit fluffing his lines and being interrupted by screeching bird calls.

A video of a recruits in Yemen, unearthed by Dr Elisabeth Kendall, a senior research fellow at Oxford University’s Pembroke College, shows a bearded youth coming struggling to get through his vows.

The footage was recorded in 2017, when ISIS still held territory in Iraq and Syria, and was attracting recruits from further afield.

Kendall told Business Insider the clip was released this week by Hidaya Media, a broadcaster associated with al-Qaeda’s operations around the Red Sea.

ISIS and al-Qaeda are rival jihadist organizations and have been known to insult and belittle each other.

#ISIS #Yemen thwarted by loudly squawking bird:

Heroic bird relentlessly drowns out ISIS-Y’s attempt to renew allegiance to the caliph. Leader’s feeble memory adds to the woes… These bodged “takes” didn’t make it into the official video of this solemn event, released end July pic.twitter.com/8w7sp79LcL

— Elisabeth Kendall (@Dr_E_Kendall) August 13, 2019

Although ISIS has been deprived of its former territory in Syria and Iraq, the organization continues. Both ISIS and al-Qaeda are currently fighting over territory in Yemen.

In the video the insurgent, identified by The Independent as Abu Muhammad al-Adeni, trips over his lines, prompting a fellow recruit to say: “Stay calm, keep …read more

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