There are many theories about why Islamic State has so much success attracting supporters and fighters. Some think that it is because Islamic State offers sex slaves to men too unattractive or misbehaved to have a normal girlfriend, some think it is the money. No “expert” until now has come up with the most obvious answer: Islamic State is successful because so many Muslims want exactly what the Islamic State offers: Pure Islam.
Via The Guardian:
“‘Three days after four marines and a sailor were killed by a gunman with Middle Eastern roots and a father who was once on the terrorism watch list, the chairman of the House homeland security committee heralded US successes against ‘over 60’ would-be terrorist attacks by ‘Isis followers’ in the last year.’
Of the attack in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Michael McCaul said: ‘What keeps us up at night are really the ones that we don’t know about and I’m afraid that this case really falls into that category.'”
“‘James Comey, director of the FBI, warned at an Aspen Security Forum the current breed of ISIS is “not your parents’ al-Qaida,’ and Americans need to be on alert: The terror group’s recruiting in all 50 states. …
‘ISIL is changing that model entirely because ISIL is buzzing on your hip,” Comey said, referencing smart phones, the Aspen Times reported. “If you want to talk to a terrorist, they’re right there on Twitter Direct Messaging for you to communicate with. … The FBI’s job is to locate the people in the 50 states that are receptive to the ISIL message and stop them from committing domestic terrorism.'”
FBI director: ISIS is a growing threat to the U.S.: