Islamic State is a religious, self imposed government that is rapidly spreading throughout Syria & Iraq with the goal of conquering as much of the world as possible through murder and intimidation. IS believes that the whole world must be Muslim and they must kill all non-believers to accomplish that. IS imposes a strict version of Sharia Law that includes cutting off someone's hand for theft and the death sentence for any woman that doesn't cover their heads/faces. They are well known for their beheadings and point blank shootings of tens of thousands of innocent people including western hostages. They have also systematically exterminated entire religious minorities in the area.
IS strongly supports Jihad and suicide operations, encouraging its members to carry out attacks against the 'West' and in their own country. Boys are groomed into becoming Jihad terrorists from the age of 12 as it is considered their 'destiny' to die while killing other non-believers.
They believe that all non-Muslim's are infidels and therefor MUST be executed unless they convert to their branch of Shi'ite Islam. All Shia Muslim's are killed regardless as they are considered blasphemers. (75,000 Christians and 180,000 Shia Muslim's have been murdered so far).
4-5 million people have fled from their homes in fear and have now been made homeless or refugees as a direct result of IS.
Any building that is not Shi'ite is destroyed by explosives and bulldozers. This includes all Church's and Shia places of worship as well as ancient archaeological sites that predate Islam. IS has destroyed 3000yo ancient Akkadian sites, the 2000yo tomb of Job and also the ancient site of Palmyra.
Should we do more to counteract this extremist, terrorist threat?
- No, it isn't our war & we shouldn't intervene.22% (2)25% (4)24% (6)Vote
- No, we help them enough already.0% (0)12% (2)8% (2)Vote
- I really don't care.11% (1)19% (3)16% (4)Vote
- Yes, we should support Iraq & Syria more.33% (3)19% (3)24% (6)Vote
- Yes, we should send our troops in to destroy ISIL!34% (3)25% (4)28% (7)Vote
Most Helpful Girl
Really, we should just take all of our troops back and recall everyone including our citizens/reporters. If they continue to be in the countries where ISIS is deemed most, then it is their ass. Sorry, but this isn't our fight and ISIS--like every other NON western country, hates the US because of this reason. The middle east needs to fight their own battles just like we had to fight ours.
And, also, incase no one has noticed, we are broke! We don't have the money for this! Stop focusing on other ppls problems and worry about our own! When they decide to come to the US and bother us, then we will take them down.0
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