Sotloff family mourns, challenges Islamic State leader to debate

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melodyr wrote:

I’m appalled at the title of this article. At this point everyone knows the fate of this reporter. There was absolutely no need to bring that to light again for his family and loved ones to see and it’s disgusting that you did.

Sep 03, 2014 8:30pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
wutdafugchuck wrote:

Props to this guy openly challenging ISIS’s ideology. I’ll bet these deluded ignorants can’t muster up a legitimate cohesive reason for their skewed view on their own faith from which they scapegoat their deplorable acts with.

Sep 04, 2014 7:59am EDT  --  Report as abuse
NBE wrote:

What a dreadful idea, to “debate” anything, much less the book they claim as their bible, with Isis. Isis is incapable of civilized activity. It can be fought against or surrendered to. There is nothing between.

Sep 04, 2014 9:00am EDT  --  Report as abuse
MonitorLizard wrote:

If ISIS authorities didn’t listen to Mrs. Sotloff’s pleas, what makes his family think they can get them to a debate?

Sep 04, 2014 9:02am EDT  --  Report as abuse
exbert wrote:

What a wonderful and compassionate story. I’m glad not everyone in the world thinks that peace comes through violence. In sh allah…

Sep 04, 2014 9:32am EDT  --  Report as abuse
ksteadford wrote:

Perhaps it is possible that a debate is may be a tactic suggested by NSA or CIA to perhaps try to locate or gain intelligence on the group or its leader .

Sep 04, 2014 9:38am EDT  --  Report as abuse
DougAnderson wrote:

The family is playing into their hands. They want publicity and that’s just what they’re getting.

Sep 04, 2014 10:34am EDT  --  Report as abuse
chessy wrote:

Gentle soul?

Sep 04, 2014 11:15am EDT  --  Report as abuse
ScottCaldwell wrote:

They obviously don’t expect for a minute these cowards to debate but glad that a peaceful, educated Muslim is outwardly challenging them. It will at least show younger Muslims that extremism is not all it’s cracked up to be.

Sep 04, 2014 11:16am EDT  --  Report as abuse
BeRealistic wrote:

What is not understood is that Islam (all Islam)is NOT a religious organization, but rather a violent and brutal political ideology hiding behind the guise of religion. It is only a religion when the adherents are seeking protection against governments seeking to limit or constrain their terrorist activities. There should be zero consideration to religious freedom/liberty when dealing with Islam. It needs to be eliminated entirely from the earth.

Sep 04, 2014 11:25am EDT  --  Report as abuse
niki9letters wrote:

I like Henry Kissenger’s idea. Let’s bomb them where they live and not stop until…

Sep 04, 2014 11:30am EDT  --  Report as abuse

Very few in radical Islam have ever read the Quran or even capable of reading it. Their versions are what they have obtained from a radical imam or mullah. Not sure how you can debate on that.

Sep 04, 2014 12:05pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
drmorocco wrote:

A debate is just an outstanding idea. The entire family minus children should go to Northern Syria and have the debate there.

Sep 04, 2014 12:50pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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