Turn on the evening news or click through social media and disturbing images and headlines glare you squarely in the face. Stories of genocide, massacres, bombings and beheadings run alongside the latest weather patterns in the evening news. So much violence, even the edited version, can cause fear and a sense of despair. Discerning truth from fiction must be navigated carefully. So, when we hear stories of ISIS, the latest militant Islamic terrorist group, knowing what to believe can be challenging.
In his book, Rise of ISIS: A Threat We Can’t Ignore, Jay Sekulow presents a solid picture of who these people are, who supports them, the threat they present and what we need to do to prevent their brand of terror from spreading. Much of this book centers on distinguishing ISIS and other terrorist