Times of Israel 19 September 2014
By Liz Lightstone
So I’ve been thinking about this a lot and posted this morning on twitter about David Cameron’s comment ("they are monsters, not Muslims”). I’m very concerned by growing reprise that "Islamic State” (IS) is not Islam, that they are not Muslims. I can understand where it’s coming from but its a very dangerous form of
The Economist 19 September 2014
Even before America has properly put together its coalition to "degrade and ultimately destroy” Islamic State, the jihadist group that controls swathes of Iraq and Syria, it thinks it is making military progress. IS’s advance has already been halted, and the group has been pushed back on several fronts.
Sydney in the firing line of Islamic State fanatics: Police escalate search for five rocket launchers
The Gatestone Institute 18 September 2014
By Denis MacEoin
"No religion condones the killing of innocents." — U.S. President Barack Obama, September 10, 2014. "Islam is a religion of peace." — U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, September 13, 2014. "There is a place for violence in Islam. There is a place for jihad in Islam." — U.K. Imam Anjem Choudary, CBN News, April 5, 2010.