#HOLY WAR: ISIS Captures Christians; Piece By Piece, Middle Eastern Christianity Is Being Shattered

Published on February 25, 2015

If you needed further proof that ISIS is waging war on Western Civilization and Christianity, here you go.

By Nina Shea, Fox News

Still reeling from last week’s news of the Islamist beheading of 21 Coptic Christian migrant workers in Libya, Middle Eastern Christians were again targeted by a large scale Islamist terror attack with thousands of victims Monday, in Syria. Islamic State jihadists laid siege to a string of Christian Assyrian villages, along the Khabour river, in northeastern Syria, kidnapping or killing scores of residents. Those abducted are now in imminent peril and thousands more who were expelled have joined the ranks of mendicant displaced.

Piece by piece, Middle Eastern Christianity is being shattered.

What this means for the Islamist militants are gains in strategic ground and further headway in the goal of religious cleansing. In other words, the Islamic State also known as ISIS is still winning — militarily and politically. And despite upbeat statements about our counter-terrorism strategy by new Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, and last week’s Counter Violent Extremism conference at the State Department, our side — those who oppose this barbarism – finds itself still back on its heels.

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