German rapper Cuspert, or ‘Deso Dogg,’ on US terror blacklist

The US has designated German citizen Denis Cuspert, who rapped under the alias Deso Dogg, as a global terrorist helping the self-styled “Islamic State.” Cuspert went to Syria last year and has appeared in IS videos.

The US State Department on Monday declared Denis Cuspert to be a foreign fighter and operative recruiting Germans for the “Islamic State” (IS) militant group. The move, an unusual one to take against European citizens like Cuspert, who now calls himself Abu Talha al-Almani, coincided with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Washington.

The State Department said that Cuspert’s most recent appearance was in a video released in early November by IS.
 
 
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