A Prompt Critique of ISIS’s Statement on 11/13/15 Paris Attacks

Following the Paris attacks, ISIS released an official statement claiming responsibility for the suicide bombings and shootings that killed at least 127 people in France.

This statement is part of a marketing campaign by ISIS to attract supporters based on ideological lines and political sentiment.

Any sensible person can see that ISIS is void of any Islamic integrity and basic principles of morality. ISIS “is not an expression of traditional Islam or fundamentalist Islam; it is a new understanding of Islam, cloaked in western revolutionary ideology.”[1]

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[1] When Religion and Culture Part Ways, interview with Olivier Roy.

Excerpted from A Prompt Critique of ISIS’s Statement on Paris Attacks by Hassan Abdi; Imam at Masjid as-Sunnah an-Nabawiyyah of Philadelphia, PA.

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