Tag: child soldiers

GORKA: The Future of ISIS: The Children of Jihad

Dr. Sebastian Gorka, author of Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War and National Security Editor for Breitbart News, appeared on Fox News with Sean Hannity to discuss the latest child-soldier video from the Islamic State, in which a toddler is given a pistol and assigned to execute a helpless prisoner, and a boy of perhaps 10 performs a decapitation.

Peace in Colombia? Bringing FARC Children Safely Home

Out of the approximate 15,500 members of the guerrilla movement, an estimated 7,500 are child soldiers who were often kidnapped or forced into labor. Children have always played a central role in the operations of the FARC. The group uses girls and boys to install land-mines, transport explosives and kidnap hostages for ransom.


Chadian Army Rescues 43 Would-Be Child Soldiers from Boko Haram

The Chadian military has rescued 43 children from the Nigerian town of Damasak who had been abducted and prepared to serve as child soldiers for the jihadist Boko Haram terror group. The Nigerian military is currently embroiled in a struggle in the Sambisa forest, the last known stronghold of the terror group in the nation.