Vegas shooter is new model for ISIS attackers in U.S.

Stephen Paddock, 64, opened fire on concert goers Oct. 1 from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino hotel.

The Islamic State, also called ISIS, may or may not have had anything to do with the Las Vegas attack that killed 58 innocent Americans and injured 500 on Oct. 1, but one thing is certain.

The crumbling Islamic caliphate has been offered a propaganda cherry by the FBI.

By claiming credit for Paddock’s grandiose attack at the same time the FBI has been silent on the shooter’s motive, this gives a window of opportunity for an ISIS propaganda coup, according to national-security experts.

In the world of international terror, propaganda success means new recruits and new violence against Western targets – and ISIS appears to be positioning itself for both post Vegas.

Infographic released by ISIS in its weekly newspaper shows the Mandalay Bay hotel draped



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