U.N. official says the Islamic State burned a woman alive for not engaging in an ‘extreme’ sex act

Day Donaldson

According to a shocking report by the Washington Post, the self-proclaim Islamic State  has been capturing and selling women and girls into sex slavery and according to an eyewitness, even burned a women alive who refused to engage in extreme sexual acts.Zainab Bangura, the U.N.'s special representative on sexual violence in conflict, took a tour of refugee camps in Syria and Iraq, two parts of the world where the Islamic State has most control, and reported:"They are institutionalizing … [Read more...]

Religion is the driving force behind terrorism according to a new study


This years Global Terrorism Index report by The Institute for Economics and Peace has been released and with some major new details that seems to disrupt the narrative of those like Glenn Greenwald and even myself. Previous studies have strongly suggested that politics played a leading role in terrorism but it seems that this has shifted and with more middle east instability and the rise of groups like ISIS/ISIL, the focus on politics is more heavily focused on religion.Here are some … [Read more...]

Military force will not stop ISIS and neither will ‘convert or kill’


Much has been written about Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame over his comments to either convert or kill ISIS members, telling Sean Hannity on Fox News: “In this case, you either have to convert them, which I think would be next to impossible,” Robertson explained. “I’m just saying convert them or kill them — one or the other. " Strangely his message matches theirs almost perfectly, as ISIS is trying to force others to their brand of Islam or face death. Obviously the irony is lost on Robert … [Read more...]