ISIS trains returning European sleeper cell operatives in clandestine camp

WASHINGTON — British Media reported this week that ISIS has been training suicide bombers and sleeper cell members at a secret camp and sending them back to Europe.

In this week’s edition of “The Hunt” with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green, Kristian Bartolin, deputy head of counterterrorism for the Council of Europe, says this signals that another wave of attacks may be coming.

October 2, 2023 | ISIS training returning European sleeper cell operatives (WTOP's J.J. Green speaks with Kristian Bartolin)

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J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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