Air Strikes Will Aid ISIS

Expanded airstrikes on Islamic State positions in Syria serve as little more than a recruiting tool for extremists and place more innocent people in danger, the leadership of Pax Christi International said on Sept. 23. The three top leaders of the Catholic peace organization also called upon the world, particularly the United Nations, to work together to seek nonviolent alternatives to stop the Islamic State’s expansion and influence in Iraq and Syria. Bishop Kevin Dowling of Rustenburg, South Africa and Marie Dennis, Pax Christi International co-presidents, and Jose Henriquez, the organization’s secretary-general, proposed alternatives to war, like wide-ranging diplomacy, including direct talks with Islamic State leaders and economic actions aimed at limiting the group’s access to millions of dollars in oil revenues that fund weapons purchases. “We believe that especially the expansion of bombing is more likely to create significant recruiting bonanza for some of the extremist groups, ISIS included,” Dennis said.

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Mary Weis
3 years 7 months ago
These blood thirsty murderers are slaughtering innocent human beings with demonic vengeance. I am trying to imagine any other way to stop this force. Any other means than defensive violent force in order to stop the slaughter and decapitation of little children, mothers and fathers....INNOCENTS!....is futile. They do not want money, they do not want land, they do not want to be understood, they do not want to be accepted...they want to RULE. They want ISLAM to rule the world. And if we dilly dally discussing what else to do while sipping cognac with the elite intelligences of the world, and do not stop them in their tracks, NOw...they will have their way and "Pax Christi "will be praying towards Mecca like the rest of the world...before they know what hit them.

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