Posts Tagged: Daesh

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #128: Dunya Mikhail

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“All art is somehow a kind of witness, whether to beauty or to anything else.”

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Fighting Terrorism Through Language

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The terrorist organization that coordinated attacks in Paris last week has alternately been called ISIS, ISIL, and IS by government and media. However, when French President Francois Hollande addressed the world, he referred to the organization as Daesh for a very good reason: language. In addition to being a transliteration of the group’s Arabic acronym meaning […]

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