Brooklyn College students making the Islamic State one-finger sign
If we had journalists worthy of the name, they would be asking Western leaders who insist that the Islamic State has nothing to do with Islam, such as Obama, Biden, Kerry, David Cameron, Boris Johnson, and others, why so many Muslims are susceptible to its appeal. But we don’t have journalists worthy of the name.
“More than 42 MILLION Muslims ‘support ISIS’ – as experts warn the figure will grow,” by Tom Parfitt,Express, July 1, 2015:
A shocking report shows 42million Muslims around the world support ISIS.
The study, based on four recent polls, reveals the shocking level of support for the caliphate around the world….
More than 8.5million people view ISIS positively, and around 42million view them somewhat positively, according to the data….
“Muslim leader: ‘ISIS-supporting Brits may be disenfranchised by Tory cuts,'” by Nick Sommerlad,Mirror, July 7, 2015:
A Mirror poll showing that 1.5 million Brits see themselves as supporters of ISIS has sparked swift responses from Muslim leaders.
Muslim leaders have responded to the Mirror’s disturbing poll showing that 1.5 million Brits identified as supporters of the brutal so-called Islamic State.
One prominent leader has even said Muslims here may be disenfranchised with new Tory policies which are turning them to have sympathies for IS and their belief system.
Pollsters ICM found that opposition to IS has hardened during twelve months of barbaric atrocities, with 80% of British people now having a “very unfavourable” view of them compared with 45% last July.
But, staggeringly, the poll of 2,016 British adults taken over the weekend also found that support for the terror group was up by 2%, to 9%.
It found that 3% have a “very favourable view”, up 1% from a year ago – suggesting that around half of Britain’s three million Muslims could be ISIS sympathisers. Another 6% admitted having a “somewhat favourable” view, up from five per cent last year….