“I turned to my religion and went in too hard.I was self-taught and thought whatever I read, it was right”.…MORE: THEGUARDIAN
From beneath the rubble of their homes and the soil of their city parks and gardens, Raqqa’s dead are rising to tell their tales.
Some have been found with their hands bound, a single gunshot wound to the head. Others have no skull. The bodies of one family were found unmarked, entombed to die side by side of hunger…more: The Times,
Few students can name a professor willing to go the extra mile to ensure their students finish their studies. Fewer still can say their teacher hired an elite team of mercenaries to save you so you can finish your Ph.D.MORE: FOXNEWS
In a terrorist version of the “broken window” school of policing, the Islamic State aggressively prosecuted minor crimes in the communities it took over, winning points with residents who were used to having to pay bribes to secure police help. Nearly 400 records and investigation files abandoned in one Islamic State police station and provided to The New York Times suggest that local residents turned to the group for help with the most minor problems…more:nytimes
The U.S. commander of a joint coalition force assisting the Iraqi security forces as they root out remnants of ISIS declared Tuesday that it “doesn’t really matter” who self-proclaimed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is because “he’s not having an effect out here.”…more: pjmedia.com
Do You Think ISIS Was a Result of:
All of the Above (40%, 27 Votes)
Political Game With Economical Purpose (24%, 16 Votes)
Made Up to Spread Negative image of Islam and Muslims (22%, 15 Votes)
None of the Above (9%, 6 Votes)
Effects of Cultural and Spiritual Lag (4%, 3 Votes)
Total Voters: 67
The Islamic spiritual leader is a blond, blue-eyed, former hip-hop DJ from Oklahoma City. In high school, he was a member of a street gang. His grandfather was a fundamentalist Christian preacher.
When Webb turned 20, he converted to Islam. Now 43, he’s emerged as one of the most influential American Muslim voices speaking out against extremism….MORE: .pri.org