Western Foreigners Now Heading to Iraq to Join Christian Militia in Fight Against ISIS

Eric Odom
Liberty News
2/16/2015

ISIS wants holy war and in some parts of the Middle East holy war is exactly what it’s getting. Christians in Iraq are beginning to develop their own militia forces in the fight against ISIS. It’s not just Iraqi Christians doing the fighting, though — Westerners are moving in to take up arms in the battle as well…

…Saint Michael, the archangel of battle, is tattooed across the back of a U.S. army veteran who recently returned to Iraq and joined a Christian militia fighting ISIS in what he sees as a biblical war between good and evil.

Brett, 28, carries the same thumb-worn pocket Bible he did whilst deployed to Iraq in 2006 – a picture of the Virgin Mary tucked inside its pages and his favorite verses highlighted.

“It’s very different,” he said, asked how the experiences compared. “Here I’m fighting for a people and for a faith, and the enemy is much bigger and more brutal.”

Thousands of foreigners have flocked to Iraq and Syria in the past two years, mostly to join ISIS, but a handful of idealistic Westerners are enlisting as well, citing frustration their governments are not doing more to combat the ultra-radical Islamists or prevent the suffering of innocents…

 

 

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Related: American Christians Get Sick And Tired Of Their Government Not Doing Anything About Christian Persecution, Pick Up Their Guns, Join Major Christian Militia In Iraq And Are Now Fighting ISIS (video) A Biblical perspective offered by Theodore Shoebat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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