It has become an article of faith among liberals and self-styled “progressives” that “Islamic State” is a perversion of Islam, that the “real” Islam is a “religion of peace”. When I call it an “article of faith” I mean that quite literally. They believe it, or purport to believe it, not merely in the absence of evidence but in the teeth of the evidence.
MUNICH—The Islamic State terror network would like to launch a chemical weapons attack against the U.S., the top U.S. intelligence official said Friday, in the latest warning about the disturbing goals emanating from the group’s base in Iraq and Syria.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, speaking at an international security conference in Germany, said the Islamic State had already used “industrial chemicals” as weapons, most notably mustard gas, multiple times in the Middle East against adversaries.
(See: Islamic State Wants to Use Chemical Weapons Against U.S., Intelligence Chief Says, Wall Street Journal, 12 Feb 2016) Continue reading “Islamic State Wants to Use Chemical Weapons Against U.S. (Intelligence Chief)”