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IRAQ, - : An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)'s al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIL fighters raising their weapons as they stand on a vehicle mounted with the trademark Jihadists flag at an undisclosed location in the Anbar province. The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group has spearheaded a major offensive that began on June 9, 2014 and has since overrun all of Iraq's northern Nineveh province. AFP PHOTO / HO / AL-FURQAN MEDIA

The Roots of Muslim Rage, Revisited

In September 1990, an article appeared in The Atlantic entitled ‘The Roots of Muslim Rage’. Written by the leading scholar and influential academic, Bernard Lewis, in relatively close proximity to the Rushdie fatwa affair, the article was an eloquent (if

Why We Must Demand More of British Muslims

Why We Must Demand More of British Muslims

When I say ‘demand’ more of British Muslims, I don’t mean ‘ask’ more. That isn’t enough. Governments and civil society have been asking for long enough now, yet we still have a frightening lack of cohesion within communities where a