ISIS recently released a new issue (no.15) of Dabiq, their professionally produced magazine article. It is about 82 pages and is entitled, “Break the Cross.” This magazine issue, as well as all of ISIS’s Dabiq issues, can be found here on Clarion Project’s website. The issue covers everything from a response to “pagan” Christianity and atheism to a rebuttal of politically correct narratives about (what Westerners would call) Islamism. The last of these topics is what makes the fifteenth issue of Dabiq a very important piece; it busts open the politically correct narratives that are so rampant about Islamists and their motivations.
“Why We Hate You and Why we Fight You.” The article’s introduction contains the following sharp rebuke of the naiveté of the “Islam-is-a-peaceful-religion crowd”:
The article goes on to list six reasons why they hate the West and why they fight Westerners. They six reasons are as follows:
After going into some detail on each of the above six points, the article concludes by stating the following:
What’s important to understand here is that although some might argue that your foreign policies are the extent of what drives our hatred, this particular reason for hating you is secondary, hence the reason we addressed it at the end of the above list.
Even if you were to pay jizyah and live under the authority of Islam in humiliation, we would continue to hate you. No doubt, we would stop fighting you then as we would stop fighting any disbelievers who enter into a covenant with us, but we would not stop hating you…The gist of the matter is that there is indeed a rhyme to our terrorism, warfare, ruthlessness, and brutality. [emphasis added]
There you have it—straight from the horse’s mouth. Those advancing the politically correct narrative that ISIS has nothing whatsoever to do with Islam, and that ISIS members are not really motivated by religion but by socio-economic reasons, etc., need to get a reality check.
Four soldiers killed in a truck-ramming terror attack on Sunday were identified as Lieutenant Yael Yekutiel (20) of Givatayim, Cadet Shir Hajaj (22) of Maaleh Adumim, Cadet Shira Tzur (20) from Haifa, and Cadet Erez Orbach (20) from Alon Shvut.
The 20-year-old Orbach was the eldest of Uri and Keren Orbach’s six children.
Sixteen others were injured, two of them very seriously, in the attack which occurred as a group of soldiers were getting off a bus at the promenade, a popular tourist spot in southern Jerusalem, when Fadi al-Qunbar drove a large flatbed truck into them.
IDF Lieutenant Yael Yekutiel who was killed when a terrorist rammed his truck into a group of Israeli soldiers in the Armon Hanatzivv neighborhood of Jerusalem. January 8, 2017. (Handout photo IDF Spokesperson)
IDF Cadet Shira Tzur who was killed when a terrorist rammed his truck into a group of Israeli soldiers in the Armon Nanatziv neighborhood of Jerusalem. January 8, 2017. Handout photo IDF Spokesperson)