By denouncing ISIS, extreme Islamist groups can, by comparison to ISIS, shore up their credentials as “moderates.” The media in Britain have praised these aid convoy charities, and extremist groups that were formerly ostracized, such as the Muslim Council of Britain, have now been embraced by Jewish community organisations.–The New “Moderates”: ISIS Fig Leaf for Other ExtremistsÂ (Gatestone Institute)
The vaunted “moderate” Webb, a darling of the Boston media, has dismissed secularism as a “radical lunatic ideology,” which means the dismissal of the idea that the government derives its just powers from the consent of the governed, and the embracing of the idea that the law of Allah constitutes the only legitimate constitution and [Robert Spencer/Comments]Â Continue Reading Â»
‘Radical’ Imams, a dime a dozen:
|Ahmad Musa Jibril|
Â (The Week) A new investigation suggests that dozens of Americans have showed open support of ISIS, and they’ve all got something in common â€” they’re following Ahmad Musa Jibril,Â a radical cleric in Michigan.
Â VocativÂ found.Jibril spent six years in prison for money laundering and tax evasion after being kicked out of a mosque for “urging his followers to kill non-Muslims,”Â according toÂ Vocativ. Jibril, 43, has a significant social following and posts his radical sermons to YouTube.
Jibril spoke at the University of Michigan at Dearborn in 2004, and former students toldÂ VocativÂ thatÂ Jibril spread hate speech “labeling certain Muslims as apostates.” Jibril, who is on probation, wears a GPS tracking device and is forbidden from leaving the eastern part of Michigan. (EotW)