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ISIS claim responsibility for shooting at Texas Muhammad cartoon contest

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, May 5, 2015.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    The Islamic State terror group (ISIS) Tuesday issued a claim of responsibility for Sunday's attack on a Texas cartoon contest featuring images of the Muslim prophet Muhammad.

    The claim was made in an audio message on the group's Al Bayan radio station, based in the Syria city of Raqqa, which ISIS has proclaimed to be the capital of its self-proclaimed caliphate. It is the first time ISIS has taken credit for an attack on U.S. soil, though it was not immediately clear whether the group's claim was an opportunistic co-opting of a so-called "lone wolf" attack as its own.

    The message described the shooting suspects as "two soldiers of the caliphate" and added "We tell America that what is coming is more bitter and harder and you will see from the soldiers of the Caliphate what harms you."

    The message also said the contest, which was being put on by a group known for controversial rhetoric about Islam, "was portraying negative images of the Prophet Muhammad."

    http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/0...r-shooting-at-texas-muhammad-cartoon-contest/
     
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    Could be, but I believe they're just blowing their own horn on this one.

    Even so, taking credit for an attack that failed so miserably is ...well...questionable.
     
  3. Revmitchell

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    I'm not so sure about it being questionable. We have to ask do they want us to know they are here? Do they want us to think that they can execute an attack in the US whether it fails or not? That would be as much an accomplishment to them as anything.
     
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    Love the signature line Rev, I can feel the love of Christ every time I read it.
     
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