Tag: ISIS, IS, Da’ash

The ISIS Flag Hoax

tabsir , November 5th, 2021

A fascinating commentary by Ahmed El Shamsy on the ISIS flag logo as a hoax from a 19th century forged letter attributed to Muhammad. Check it out here.


Weapons of the Syrian War

tabsir , July 25th, 2016

For an animated video of the weapons used by all sides in Syria, click here. by Ben Watson, Defense One, July 19, 2016 From chlorine gas to Kalashnikovs,…


ISIS will fall

tabsir , January 1st, 2016

Stephen Walt has an astute analysis of the state of ISIS in Foreign Affairs.


Combatting ISIS/Daesh

tabsir , November 25th, 2015

Clamping down with law and order will not be enough by Thomas Piketty, Le blog de Thomas Piketty, Le Monde online, November 24, 2015 Confronted with terrorism, the…


Why it (Still) Makes Little Sense to Call ISIS Islamic

tabsir , August 26th, 2015

A member of ISIS poses in a fighter jet similar to those used in the Prophet’s time. By Haroon Moghul, Religion Dispatches, August 24, 2015 Last week, The…


Tunisia after the terror attacks

tabsir , August 9th, 2015

by Rachid Ghannouchi © Qantara.de 2015 Translated from the German by Nina Coon A battle for freedom and dignity In the wake of the attacks on Sousse and…


Commentary Hell

tabsir , June 28th, 2015

We moderns devour news as if it were a staple food. Gone are the days when one sat down for coffee in the morning with a daily newspaper….


Defeating Da’ash

tabsir , June 17th, 2015

Check out the blog post by Eric Davis of Rutgers University on the need to take out Da’ash now.


A funny thing happened on the way to the Islamic State

tabsir , May 20th, 2015

Newsweek has an interesting article by Christiane Gruber, an associate professor and director of graduate studies at the University of Michigan, about Muslim cartoons against ISIS. Check it…