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Picture of Western teen jihadi sparks fears of Islamic State propaganda coup

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Another young convert “misunderstanding” Islam in exactly the same way as millions of other Muslims and converts. At least that’s what the media and political elites tells us – as if they understand Islam better than the devout.

“Sparks fear of “propaganda coup.” It should spark fear of the Islamic texts and teachings that command holy war.

If the Islamic State is not Islamic, what is it? How did this misunderstanding of Islam become so widespread? Why are so many more Western Muslims and Muslim converts than ever joined al Qaeda joining the Islamic State?

And while Muslims in the West condemn the Islamic State, where are they teaching against the ideology that gave rise to it?

Right now, nothing is being done to stop jihad recruiting in US mosques, even as several hundred young Muslims from the US have gone to wage jihad for the Islamic State.

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