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Who goes to fight for ISIS?

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by ethics, Feb 21, 2015.

  1. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    Here's a good summary of who goes to fight for idiots like ISIS and other organizations.

    Terrorist or Freedom Fighter? - The New Yorker

    Granted, there's no evidence he did, but that long article gives you a glimpse of the mentality. To me, these people are lost here (and other west countries) they are not sick, they are not in poverty, they are just lost. And what does that mean in today's culture? I am not really sure but something is happening with our youth and our culture that has people losing their lives way before they lose their lives abroad.
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2015
  2. Biker

    Biker Administrator Staff Member

    And this is why the Administration's handling of terrorism is doomed to failure.

    'Jihadi John': The bourgeois terrorist - CNN.com

    Yet we find the majority of terrorists do not fit this mold.

    And finally,

    If the religious leaders and scholars are incapable of doing this, there's no way the Obama Administration is going to make any headway at all. Especially with their class rhetoric being used as the basis for policy.

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