The Beheading of James Foley and Other Unintended Consequences
by Shoshana Bryen, gatestoneinstitute.org, August 21, 2014
Both the president and Mr. Kerry took pains to sever ISIS from the religion of Islam. But ISIS speaks precisely in Islamic terms and holds itself out to be authentic Islam.
The goals of Hamas and the goals of ISIS, to create a society on its own principles — “ugly, savage, inexplicable, nihilistic and valueless evil,” to quote Mr. Kerry — are the same.