With the terrorist attack in Paris, it is time for the world to ask why Arab states are not taking more action to defeat ISIS.
Perhaps it’s because the western world does not understand that the root cause of this conflict is within Islam.
ISIS kills both Shiite Muslims and Christians because they consider them infidels.
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The Sunni nations in the region (Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Jordan and others) are not truly fighting ISIS, because ISIS is a Sunni entity and probably enjoys some support from their own populace.
Iran, Iraq and Assad will continue the fight against ISIS because they are Shia. When the west intervenes in this conflict, the call for a jihad intensifies and ISIS gains recruits.
Since the root cause of this conflict is a battle within Islam, the Arab countries on both sides must come together to solve it.
The west can support them, but without their full participation with ground troops and the destruction of the ISIS ideology, no lasting solution will be achieved.
Tom Roman, Mansfield
While I’m not surprised at anything Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones does or says, I’m appalled by coaches and players who support our newest “problem child.”
And what is Charlotte Jones thinking?
What an insult to a wonderful man like Jason Witten that he must play with this lowlife whose name I won’t even write!
I have been a Cowboys fan since the early 1960s, when I first watched them with my daddy.
Now, I’m a fan of the good guys — Witten, Tony Romo, Dez Bryant, Sean Lee — but not much of a Cowboys fan in general until they rectify this situation.
This creep should not be on the same field with these guys, not even in the same sentence!
Sharon Morrow, Arlington
The Dallas Cowboys used to be the ultimate example of integrity. Now Valley Ranch has turned into a halfway house for wife beaters, bar fighters and DWI offenders.
A.E. Smith, Benbrook
So, Jerry Jones has completed his conversion of head coach Jason Garrett to the “dark side.”
Greg Hardy is one of our leaders? Wow.
Ken Orton, Fort Worth