ISIS’ Big Defeat: The Loss of Dabiq

While mainstream media attention is laser-focused on the battle for Mosul, the Islamic State (ISIS / ISIL) has suffered its biggest defeat yet by losing Dabiq – a small town in Syria upon which ISIS’ basis its claims of prophetic legitimacy.

Ever since ISIS began dominating our TV screens, the Clarion Project has educated about the apocalyptic, prophecy-centric ideology that sets ISIS apart from other Islamist extremist groups. We reported in June 2016 that various anti-ISIS forces, unfortunately including al-Qaeda, were closing in on Dabiq.

  • Norman_In_New_York

    So the ISIS apocalypse ended not with a bang, but with a whimper.

  • UCSPanther

    This sound effect probably played when ISIS lost Dabiq:

  • Maurice Miner

    Why don’t you call it “Daesh”? That word, after all, supposed to be incredibly insulting to Islamic terrorists and their enablers.

    I’ve been remonstrated on this very site by J.M. (he knows who I am talking about!) for decrying the “Daesh” descriptor, insofar as it removes the “Islamic” from “Islamic State” (IS or ISIS), and it removes the “Islamic” from ISIL, the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant”.

    “Daesh” is not insulting to these pricks in the slightest, and this is simply Mohammedan propaganda.

    I am extremely grateful that BCF still calls out these bastards with reference to their religious/political identity. Keep it up!

  • Barrington Minge