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Rule of Engagement With Extremists

Rule #1

Don’t help them magnify their message.
“Never pass the megaphone to the Heckler”

Rule #2
Deny them dignity
“The “so-called leader” of these fanatics”. 180 more words

Muslim Americans


Douglas McAuthur McCain, and American Islamic State (IS) fighter, was reportedly killed by the Free Syrian Army on August 25, 2014. He is the first reported American killed in the line of fire with IS (also known as ISIS, or ISIL), not just fighting with rebels against Syrian dictator Bashaar al-Assad. 429 more words

Australia steps up efforts to prevent youth joining extremist groups

Philippine immigration officers escort an Australian convert to Islam who urged people to join “jihad” in Iraq and Syria, at Manila airport, July 11, 2014… 408 more words

Extremists preach to the converted and bid to provoke a global reaction

I had a feature piece in today’s Observer newspaper in the wake of the Foley murder this week. This time focusing on the online reactions amongst the jihadi twittersphere to the murder and putting it in a wider context. 665 more words


The Women Question-Ideas and Lists 3

In the last century, men all over the world were asking each other, “What about the women question”. What in the hell did women want? 468 more words

Ideas And Lists

What is ISIS hoping its abhorrent beheading video will achieve?

Originally Published by CNN: 21 August 2014. Original linked here.

(CNN) — The recent video depicting the final words and beheading of U.S. journalist… 882 more words


As British intelligence services launched an international manhunt for the British Jihadist and executioner of James Foley, the Muslim Council of Britain has denounced his ‘abhorrent murder’ calling on anyone who knows the killer’s identity to contact the police. 294 more words