Who would have guessed that this was how they felt? This one is kind of a no-brainer.
As the United States moves forward in letting 10,000 Syrian refugees into the country, a survey says that 13 percent of the Syrian refugees in Europe sympathize with the Islamic State.
The poll by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies surveyed 900 refugees in what it called “the largest public opinion poll conducted in the Arab region.”
The survey also found that 10 percent of the displaced Syrian refugees have a mixed or lukewarm — but not entirely negative — view of the terror group. In response to the survey’s findings, Investors Business Dailypointed out, “That means 23% — or almost 1 in 4 — could be susceptible to ISIS recruitment.”
Asked about national security concerns over Syrian refugees, FBI Director James Comey told the House Judiciary Committee, “The only thing we can query is information that we have. And so if we have no information on someone, they’ve never crossed our radar screen, never been a ripple in the pond, there will be no record of them there. And so it will be challenging.”
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