RAQQA, SYRIA—Admitting that the recently arrived jihadist’s disturbing behavior was becoming a serious cause for concern, several ISIS members told reporters Friday they were starting to worry that new recruit Said Hassad was a huge psycho. “At first, he just seemed kind of quiet, but the more he’s opened up, the clearer it’s become that this guy is kind of a nutcase,” said ISIS spokesperson Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, adding that the group should have noticed earlier that something was really off about the young man based on the deranged things he was writing in his correspondence with recruiters for the Islamist terror group. “He’s been saying lots of really dark stuff lately, and it’s making everyone else uncomfortable. I’ve tried talking to him, like, ‘Hey man, are you all right?’ but it hasn’t done anything. He’s just really creepy. Honestly, it’s gotten to the point where everyone is afraid to go out and do anything alone with him.” ISIS members also expressed concerns that it was only a matter of time until Hassad snapped and did something “super fucked-up.”
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