How did Muslims in moderate Jordan get the Islamophobic idea that the Islamic State had anything to do with Islam?
“Karak, Jordan: Where one pilot is mourned and another is praised for joining ISIL,” by Ruth Sherlock, the Telegraph, February 7, 2015:
The Jordanian Air Force pilot burned alive in a steel cage by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant jihadists gave his life to protect his hometown of Karak, Jordan.
But many in Moaz al-Kasaesbeh’s town, 90 miles south of the capital Amman, are siding with his murderers.
Jordanian pilot Moaz al-Kaseasbeh, who was burned alive by ISIL.
A few miles across town, resident Jawad Majali, 19, said how his brother, who also served in the country’s Royal Air Force, had defected to join the extremists.
Speaking of his brother Ahmad, who died last year after becoming a jihadist in Syria, Mr Majali said: “He knew that Isil are in the right. He knew that they are protecting us.
“Isil’s enemies are afraid because they see that they are implementing the correct system.”…