Kuwait grapples with external and homegrown threats from ISIL

Islamic Extremism

The small Arabian Gulf state of Kuwait has tightened security following the rise of ISIL in the region. Gains by the extremist group in neighboring Iraq as well as the discovery that “jihadi John” was born in the country has heightened concerns both inside and outside the country.

CCTV’s Natalie Carney filed this report from Kuwait City.

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Kuwait grapples with external and homegrown threats from ISIL

Kuwait grapples with external and homegrown threats from ISIL

The small Arabian Gulf state of Kuwait has tightened security following the rise of ISIL in the region. Gains by the extremist group in neighboring Iraq as well as the discovery that "jihadi John" was born in the country has heightened concerns both inside and outside the country. CCTV's Natalie Carney filed this report from Kuwait City.