How to Beat Islamic State

(Wall Street Journal) Maajid Nawaz - Islamism, the desire to impose a single version of Islam on an entire society, is not Islam but an offshoot of Islam. It is Muslim theocracy. In much the same way, jihad is a traditional Muslim idea connoting struggle. Jihadism, however, is something else entirely: It is the doctrine of using force to spread Islamism. The writer is the founding chairman of Quilliam, a London-based counterextremism organization, and the author of Radical: My Journey Out of Islamist Extremism.

2015-12-14 00:00:00

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