ISIS, Sex Slaves and Islam

Today’s New York Times’ (NYT) article highlighting ISIS’ sexual enslavement of Yazidi women has cast a critical light on the issue of slavery and Islam. The ensuing implications should concern all Muslims. This is so owing to the fact that ISIS presents its practices as normative Islam and accuses the masses of Muslims who reject…

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ISIS targets Imams who say Muslims can thrive in the U.S

ISIS just put three American imams on their kill list. One stunned preacher says it’s like a twisted episode of The Walking Dead. Three American imams got put on ISIS’s hit list for promoting the idea that Islam and the West can coexist. The terrorist group’s latest issue of propaganda Dabiq attempts to theologically justify an attack on the religious…

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Will bombing defeat ISIS?

As Parliament calls for a vote to extend UK military intervention in the fight against daesh (ISIS) to Syria, the question that we must ask is whether a bombing strategy will be effective in ultimately defeating ISIS. In the aftermath of the Iraq War, there is justifiable apprehension over calls for further military action in…

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