Tuesday, March 29, 2016
He's a disruptor, a protector, who is waging a cyber war against the extremists in the one place they do most of their recruiting: online.
Adbullah-X counters the narrative that groups like ISIS use, in order to save young people from getting into something they may not be able to escape.
The extremists use social media as a weapon of provocation. It works because they are targeting an age group of people who are already struggling with their identity. What Abdullah-X does is post against their jihadi narratives. He does this by empowering them towards self-actualization and positive choices.
He's a former extremist, so he knows the drill better than most law enforcement. The name is obviously a persona and his digital presence is gaining ground.