According to this man who runs an anti-terrorism ‘think tank’ that seriously studies these Islamic nutters, we should turn our attention from al-Qaeda to the cuckoos in ISIS. Check it out …
There is a new standard for global jihad. Through skilled publicity – in particular the professional use of social media – unprecedented brutality and conquest on the ground, ISIS has outmanoeuvred just about everyone, especially Ayman al-Zawahiri, Al Qaeda’s ageing leader.
When 800 jihadis can defeat 30,000 Iraqi soldiers, there is only one explanation that rings true for potential jihadis everywhere:
God is on their side. It is now likely that malcontents from all over the world will flock to ISIS as the true heirs to Bin Laden’s legacy, bringing bloodshed and sectarian savagery on an unprecedented scale – and creating a new nerve centre to export terror to the West.
The rise of ISIS in Iraq is a wider threat to the stability of the Middle East and the West than many realise. Al Qaeda is now yesterday’s news.
What we do next is crucial.
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