Obama continues to insist that ISIS is not Islamic, this time in a speech at the UN. Check it out…
Earlier this month, he received significant criticism for asserting that the terrorist network Islamic State, also known as ISIS, “is not Islamic.”
Nonetheless, he continued to build on that narrative during a speech this week to the United Nations General Assembly. While citing the need to “take concrete steps to address the danger posed by religiously motivated fanatics,” Obama concluded that Islam itself should not be our focus.
He stated that “we have reaffirmed that the United States is not and never will be at war with Islam,” rehashing the familiar refrain that the religion “teaches peace.”
Practitioners of Islam are just trying to “live with dignity and a sense of justice,” he continued, chastising those who seek to point out a pervasive strain of violence within the global Muslim community.
“And when it comes to America and Islam,” he said, “there is no us and them. There is only us, because millions of Muslim Americans are part of the fabric of our country.”
Obama concluded that “humanity’s future depends on us united against those who would divide us along fault lines of tribe or sect; race or religion.”
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