Animesh Roul and his recent article for Terrorism Monitor were cited in an article by India Today about the Islamic State (formerly ISIS) and its recruitment efforts in India.

It's jihad gone desi down the digital way. Against the backdrop of reports that young men from Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu are fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a hitherto unheard of militant organisation has posted ISIS videos with Hindi, Tamil and Urdu subtitles and jihadi literature in Hindi on the Net.

ISIS stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which became ISIL with the L standing for the Levant, and finally just Islamic State. It is a jihadi group that has established its rule by force of arms in a vast area of northern Iraq as well in parts of Syria. Such is the extreme behaviour of this group that even Osama bin Laden is reported to have disowned it at one time. ISIS has now cast its web across India.

READ MORE here: (Also See the attachment for complete article by Senior Journalist Rezaul Hasan Laskar. )

Mail Today (India Today), August 13, 2014