Why Does ISIS Have So Many Names?

Why Anonymous Declared War On ISIS http://testu.be/1IFhYMu
What Does The ISIS Flag Mean? http://testu.be/1QV1WWA
Subscribe! <a href=”http://bitly.com/1iLOHml” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”>http://bitly.com/1iLOHml

ISIS, ISIL, IS, Islamic State, and now Daesh. Why does ISIS have so many names and which one should we be using?

Learn More:

Why John Kerry and the French president are calling ISIS “Daesh”
http://www.vox.com/2015/11/14/9734894/daesh-isis-isil
“This is not a term most Americans are familiar with, but it’s part of a larger dispute – largely between Western governments and Western media outlets – over how to refer to the group we call ISIS, one that pits the strategic agenda of governments against the goals of clear communication.”

Remarks by President Obama and President Hollande of France in Joint Press Conference
https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/11/24/remarks-president-obama-and-president-hollande-france-joint-press
“This barbaric terrorist group — ISIL, or Daesh — and its murderous ideology pose a serious threat to all of us. It cannot be tolerated. It must be destroyed.”

ISIS, ISIL, Daesh Or Islamic State? After Paris Terror Attacks, French And US Officials Debate Name Of Militant Group
http://www.ibtimes.com/isis-isil-daesh-or-islamic-state-after-paris-terror-attacks-french-us-officials-2185029
“Though the word may be unfamiliar to some Western audiences, there’s a growing movement among world leaders, officials and Islamic scholars to use the term Daesh in an effort to delegitimize the group.”

Words matter in ‘ISIS’ war, so use ‘Daesh’
https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2014/10/09/words-matter-isis-war-use-daesh/V85GYEuasEEJgrUun0dMUP/story.html
“The Obama Administration should switch to this nomenclature, too, because how we talk about this group is central to defeating them.”

Music Track Courtesy of APM Music: “These Creatures”

Subscribe to TestTube News!
http://bitly.com/1iLOHml
_________________________

TestTube News is committed to answering the smart, inquisitive questions we have about life, society, politics and anything else happening in the news. It’s a place where curiosity rules and together we’ll get a clearer understanding of this crazy world we live in.

Watch more TestTube: http://testtube.com/testtubenews

TestTube now has a newsletter! Get a weekly round-up of our most popular videos across all the shows we make here at TestTube. For more info and to sign-up, click here. http://testtube.com/fwd

Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=testtubenetwork

TestTube on Twitter https://twitter.com/TestTube

Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/TraceDominguez

TestTube on Facebook https://facebook.com/testtubenetwork

TestTube on Google+ http://gplus.to/TestTube

Download the New TestTube iOS app! http://testu.be/1ndmmMq

Comments

comments