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August 29th, 2014
09:28 PM ET

Report: "Laptop of Doom" shows plans for ISIS attacks

ISIS has prompted the U.K. to raise its terror threat alert to the second highest level - "severe."

Authorities say an attack by the terror group is "highly likely."

Now, a report from Foreign Policy is shedding new light on what the terror group may be planning.

Reporters at the magazine say they have gained access to a laptop from an ISIS hideout in Syria. They are calling it "The Laptop of Doom."

More than 35,000 files were found on the computer and include  specific instructions on how to develop biological weapons and weaponize the bubonic plague from infected animals. ISIS's advice: "Use small grenades with the virus, and throw them in closed areas like metros, soccer stadiums, or entertainment centers."

OutFront, Foreign Policy Contributor Jenan Moussa.


Filed under: International • Iraq • ISIS • News
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  1. J.

    -The apparent angst fuelled by the media on the American front about these beheadings does two things...1./ it allows thelegitimization of gruesome measures as to some normalcy by the constant focus and 2./ should bring out the level of twisted members of the world there happen to be and therein America's ability to get rid of more of them than originally contemplated...to speak in these terms; finally, massive bombing might let them know what gruesome is...Those for the vultures to clean up, under their so-called purified religion...what...ever...say goodbye 'Allah-land.'

    September 2, 2014 at 7:22 pm | Reply

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