Bringing together the best Interpreter articles you were too busy to read this week.
How is the Islamic world responding to the threat of ISIS? Two pieces addressed this question on The Interpreter this week. The first is from Lauren Williams who wrote on the Lebanese Sunni political party, Future Movement, and how similar groups throughout the Middle East may represent the moderate voices needed to counteract the extremist rhetoric of ISIS:
It’s fair to say that the majority of Lebanon’s Sunni Muslims don’t subscribe to ISIS and al-Nusra’s radical doctrines; the presence of radical groups has even united the rival factions …read more