‘Islamic State can smuggle nuclear weapons to the US’


An Iraqi soldier takes up position during a military operation in western Samara, northern Iraq 05 June 2015.

‘Islamic State can smuggle nuclear weapons to the US’

Islamic State could purchase a nuclear device from Pakistan and then transport it to the United States via drug-smuggling channels, according to an op-ed written by British photojournalist John Cantlie, who is being kept hostage by IS since his capture in 2012.

The op-ed was published in Dabiq, an online magazine used by Islamic State for propaganda and recruitment.

Cantlie writes how the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram, which has claimed allegiance to IS since March, could help with ...

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