Dabiq is both the name of a small town in Northern Syria and the Islamic State’s most potent online recruiting magazine. Why was this name chosen?
I say, “THANK YOU” to these most extreme of the Islamists, be they ISIS/ISIL/IS, AQAP, al Qaeda. Boko Haram or, lest we forget, the more “moderate” Muslim Brotherhood, for their short-sighted, barbaric […]
A group of young British Muslims have joined the fight back against Islamic State militants with a video and social media campaign…
“Judge Not” – a Poem (author unknown) I was shocked, confused, bewildered As I entered Heaven’s door Not by the beauty of it all Nor the lights or its décor But it […]
To most Muslims, “Jihad” has three meanings, or levels: First, there is “Jihad e Akbar,” or the “Greatest Jihad,” which is the lifelong struggle with self to resist temptation and, essentially, to […]
Both individually and collectively, we are struggling over our values and the extent to which we are willing to engage our “world,” however large or small that might be. This goes on […]
Throughout the history of warfare it has generally been accurate to say, “One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter.” In 2003, this adage has never been more true than in the […]