ISIS uses social media and the internet to attract disenfranchised youth searching for meaning. Their assertion that they are giving believers a chance to earn Jannah is tantalizing to some. Mere condemnation of the ISIS ideology is not enough.
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It is important to confront the fallacies that the West is somehow at war with Islam or that all Muslim youth are silent against acts of extremism.
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