Tuesday, October 16, 2018 |
Topic: Islam —
ISIS & the Enigma of Modernity
Turning the Clock Back 1,400 Years
by Robin Phillips
When 45-year-old Sally Jones left her home in Kent, England, to join the terrorist group ISIS, her friends and neighbors were stunned. Once established in Syria, the white mother of two began tweeting about wanting to torture Christians, while pictures were posted on Twitter of her wearing a burka and holding an assault rifle.
Those of us living in the modern West find it hard to understand what drives terrorists in the Middle East. But we find it even more difficult to understand why so many ordinary Western . . .
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