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Al Shabaab Terror Group Uses Trump Clip in Propaganda Film



    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Veterans Memorial Building, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    A recruitment film in the form of a documentary about racial injustice in the United States featuring Republican frontrunner Donald Trump was released Friday by Somalia-based militant group al Shabaab, NBC News reported.

    The 51-minute film, distributed on Twitter by the Islamist militant organization al-Kataib Media Foundation, features Trump making his December call for the U.S. to bar all Muslims from entering the country as his supporters cheered. It was shown between two clips of American-born al-Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, killed by a U.S. drone strike in Yemen in 2011.

    Trump’s call to bar Muslims from entering the U.S. has provoked an international uproar and led to criticism that his comments could be used as propaganda for Islamist militants.