￼The world has not witnessed evil like the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in generations. The leaders of ISIS, their evil ideology, and their inhumane crimes are the antithesis of the fundamental values cherished by all of humanity, values that are affirmed in the teachings of Islam. Throughout history, repressive and nihilistic movements have shrouded their selfish political objectives with noble ideals intended to appeal to impressionable audiences.
It is unfortunate that ISIS has chosen the beautiful religion of Islam as their public messaging vehicle to promote their apocalyptic approach to grabbing power and territory. Not only will they be met with a formidable international military response to stop them in their tracks and eventually defeat them, they will be completely undermined when people of all faiths and backgrounds collectively act upon their shared values of peace, justice, and compassion.
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