Red Ice Radio
(Sept 11, 2013)
with Hesham Tillawi
There is obviously an effort afoot to paint ISIS with an indelible brush as a “Sunni” movement, in order to deliberately inculcate the fear that they threaten to attract a far larger following, and therefore ignite a more significant conflict in the already volatile Middle East.
But ISIS are not Sunni. Nothing could be further from the truth. ISIS are Salafis, a leading manifestation of a modern phenomenon in Islam which scholars have referred to as “Revivalism....