Dad of San Bernardino shooter agreed with ISIL, ‘obsessed with Israel’

“The father of San Bernardino suspect Syed Rizwan Farook told an Italian newspaper that his son expressed support for the Islamic State group and was obsessed with Israel.

The father, who is also named Syed Farook, told La Stampa that his son took on an overly conservative outlook on Islam and at least once expressed support for ideas promoted by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State militant group, also known as ISIL or ISIS.

‘He said he shared the ideology of al-Baghdadi to create an Islamic state, and he was obsessed with Israel,’ the father told a reporter in an interview outside the home of this other son, Syed Raheel Farook, in Corona, Calif.”

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