Tagged: ISIS

Russia and the Endgame of the Syrian Crisis

Russia has faced international condemnation for its airstrikes in Syria; British Prime Minister David Cameron has accused Russia of “backing the butcher Assad”, while Saudi clerics have labelled the offensive as a...

Radical Islamism

An Essay on Radical Islam

Just as Catholics are famous for their burden of guilt, so it is with Muslims and their burden of responsibility for the Ummah. From a very young age, one is...

Syrian refugee camp

SYRIA’S HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

From the moment ISIS captured Mosul to the ongoing battle over the besieged town of Khobane, the media and political attention has shifted away from the Syrian civil war. Whilst...

IS, ISIL, ISIS

THE ROOTS OF ISLAMIC STATE

Who are IS? How has a group, of roughly 30,000 individuals come to hold the entire world hostage? Their economic power and structured hierarchy makes IS a threat unlike any...