How Islamists Use Sharia to Prevent Assimilation and Hold American Muslims Back

The American experiment with immigration has always presumed that those coming to the United States had the intention of becoming Americans, putting aside old allegiances, and thereby integrating into society. It was also understood that immigrants would endeavor to keep elements of their cultural and religious traditions intact in the New World, and that some of these may even eventually be adopted and “Americanized” by the native populace.

Islamic State’s Al Baghdadi Stays True to Sharia Doctrine

Earlier this week, the Islamic State’s al-Furqan media arm released a video featuring their self-proclaimed caliph, Abu Bakr a-Baghdadi. This was the first video of al-Baghdadi seen in 5 years. His whereabouts are unknown, although the Russian military claimed at one point that they had killed him. In the video al-Baghdadi’s beard was partially dyed …