FRONTLINE

Children of ISIS

Special | 10m 40s

Tens of thousands of children currently live in parts of Iraq and Syria that ISIS controls. The group is actively recruiting some of them to be its next generation of fighters. Boys who went through its training describe the coercive methods ISIS uses to indoctrinate children to encourage unquestioning loyalty and obedience, as it prepares them to fight.

Aired: 11/23/15

Rating: NR

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