ISIS, explained calmly

Achtung! Long read!

Recently, the actions of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh have taken hold of the world’s attention with their high-profile beheadings, their bold claims, the terrorist actions tied to the group, and the general air of uncertainty about who they are, what they want, and what it means for the world.

In a calm, reasoned, and well-thought out article, the staff at The Atlantic take a look at ISIL and show us that behind the crazy are firmly-held principles that, while wrong, fuel the engine that is ISIL.

Click to read at: The Atlantic

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