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ISIS' new roots in the West

Israel Hayom 28 August 2014
By Dr. Ronen Yitzhak

"When it comes to jihad," explains a young, bearded Australian man, "there are two types of people: those who will find every single excuse to come to jihad, and those who will

 

The Islamic State Has Nothing to Do With Islam?

AINA (press release) 28 August 2014
By Robert Spencer

Whatever they may disagree about, Western leaders are in complete agreement about one thing: the new self-styled caliphate, the Islamic State, has nothing whatsoever to do with

 

New ISNA President Has Troubling Background; Azhar Azeez Has Multiple Ties To US Muslim Brotherhood And Hamas Support Organizati

The Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) has reported the results of its 2014 elections for national leadership. According to the report:

 

Video: In wake of James Foley's murder, does Britain have a jihadi problem?

CNN 28 August 2014
By Nick Thompson

London -- "Any attempt by you, Obama, to deny the Muslims their rights of living in safety under the Islamic caliphate will result in the bloodshed of your people" may

 

Hundreds Of Westerners Have Joined ISIS — Here's Where They Came From

Business Insider 28 August 2014
By Ben Winsor

In the aftermath of the sadistic murder of American journalist James Foley by a suspected London-born ISIS recruit, increasing attention is being paid to the radicalization of

 

Hijab Corps

Gates of Vienna 28 August 2014
By Baron Bodissey

Below is the latest newsletter from the Tennessee Council for Political Justice. Newsletter #141 — Suleyman Exposed: Hairline and All.

 

Scottsdale, AZ: Not-so-moderate imam urges crowd against self-proclaimed moderate Muslim

Creeping Sharia 28 August 2014

Even in America, leading Muslim organizations and clerics bully with threats of ostracism those Muslims who dare to dissent. Old-guard ideologues, too, used to monopoly

 

Video: Mother of American Islamic State hostage Steven Sotloff makes direct appeal to British executioner

Mirror.co.uk 28 August 2014
By Christopher Bucktin

The 31-year-old freelance journalist appeared at the end of an ISIS video showing the decapitation of American journalist James Foley last week

 

Video: Local jihadist killed in Syria had troubled past before conversion

Fox5 San Diego 28 August 2014

SAN DIEGO — The former San Diego man killed while fighting with the Islamic State reportedly had a string of arrests before he converted to Islam and traveled to

 

Video: Slain ISIS jihadi among more than 100 Americans fighting with militants in Syria

CNN 28 August 2014
By Greg Botelho and Jim Sciutto

An American man died last weekend in Syria while fighting for ISIS, the latest evidence of the reach of a terror group that's become increasingly powerful and feared in the

 

'Incubator for terrorism': UK leaders under pressure to take on jihadist problem

FOX News 27 August 2014
By Adam Shaw

A British jihadist’s apparent role in the beheading of American journalist James Foley shows Britain has become an "incubator for terrorism,” and cries out for Prime Minister

 

The New Face of Evil

Real Clear Politics 27 August 2014
By Richard Cohen

As Hannah Arendt foresaw, we are once again up against the question of evil. An American photojournalist, James Foley, was presented to the camera and methodically decapitated. The instrument was not the ax reserved for royalty or the whooshing blade prompted by that reformer Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, but an ordinary looking knife.

 

The Islamic State Has Nothing to Do With Islam?

Frontpage Mag 27 August 2014
By Robert Spencer

Whatever they may disagree about, Western leaders are in complete agreement about one thing: the new self-styled caliphate, the Islamic State, has nothing whatsoever to do with Islam. It’s a comforting, reassuring vision for Western non-Muslims facing a massive influx of Muslim immigrants and jittery about the prospect of Islamic terrorism, except for just one problem: it’s entirely false.

 

‘Tartan Taliban’: Dundee man’s ‘close ties’ to al Qaida leader revealed

Evening Telegraph 27 August 2014
By Will Lyon

A Dundee man dubbed the "Tartan Taliban” has been linked to the leader of an al Qaida terror training camp in Afghanistan. Documents written by officials at Guantanamo Bay

 

This Is the Prisoner ISIS Wants to Trade for an American Hostage

The Daily Beast 27 August 2014
By Barbie Latza Nadeau

As the life of another American hangs in the balance in Syria, ISIS shows its hand by demanding more than $6 million and the curious release of a female Pakistani scientist

 

Obama’s use of ISIL reveals his true allegiance, and animus towards Israel

allenbwest 27 August 2014

I know I’ve mentioned this before but one of my favorite songs from the 80’s is "Words” by Missing Persons. The refrain goes: What are words for when no one listens

 

Muslims to open first mosque in Alaska

World Bulletin 27 August 2014

The U.S. state of Alaska is due to get its first mosque in the town of Anchorage. The small Muslim community in the town have for years been performing congregational

 

Video: Obama's Escape from Planet Reality

answeringmuslims 27 August 2014

Just minutes after defending Islam in a speech about the beheading of James Foley by the Islamic State (ISIS), President Barack Obama was back on the golf course. There's

 

Muslim leaders demand Obama "overhaul,” "retrain” all U.S. law enforcement exposed to jihadic doctrine and "disciplinary action”

Pamela Geller 27 August 2014

As jihadists wage bloody and violent war across the Middle East and Africa, the response of American Muslims and their leaders is not to protest and denounce jihadic doctrine

 

Death of American fighting for Islamic State in Syria: A threat to the US?

Yahoo News » 27 August 2014
By Arthur Bright

The death of an American fighting in Syria for the self-declared Islamic State is heightening concerns about the radicalization of US citizens. But some experts say that this

 
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