Reports Tuesday that the Islamic State burned to death 45 people in Iraq just days after posting a video showing the beheadings of 21 Egyptian Christians proves that “we’re witnessing atrocities that were reserved for the Dark Ages,” Los Angeles author Johnnie Moore told Newsmax.
“Just as soon as you think it can’t get worse, it gets worse,” said Moore, whose book detailing ISIS’ persecution of non-Muslims is to be published next month. He is a former senior vice president of Liberty University.
“My concern is that it’s going to get worse and worse and worse,” he said.
Pete Hoekstra, the former Michigan congressman who once chaired the House Intelligence Committee, said the deaths clearly reflect an emboldened Islamic State.
“What the radical jihadists are learning is that for much of the West, the response is temporary, and it is restrained,” he told Newsmax.
“It’s one thing to go after these folks with limited airstrikes — but if you really want to stop these folks, everyone agrees that you’ve got to get boots on the ground, you’ve got to find these folks, and you’ve got to either capture them or kill them.
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