How ISIS Threatens Core American Values
The media frequently and correctly point out that ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has killed far more Muslims than non-Muslims. Hence, some have suggested that ISIS is against Muslims. Wrong.
The greatest violence perpetrated by ISIS has been in the Middle East. Also, statistically speaking, one has a greater chance of dying from heart-related diseases than from a terror attack.
Hence, some have suggested that we must be worried, but not unduly fret over ISIS here in the U.S. Or, as articulated by some (most prominently by President Obama), ISIS does not pose an existential threat to the U.S.
I respectfully disagree. And I will tell you why.
First, we must analyze what exactly ISIS is. The “brand” ISIS represents is very different from the “organization” structured in the Middle East. An accurate understanding will also explain why most Muslims happen to be vehemently against ISIS. – READ MORE