ISIS suffers from a lack of legitimate and ideological guidance. Unlike previous extremist organizations, people with Sharia knowledge who can provide credibility to the organization’s actions, did not join this group. The organization has repeatedly tried to fill the void - but all efforts have been in vain. The most recent of these people is a former Bahrain-based Imam named Turki al-Binali. Why did ISIS choose him? And what are the reasons for the absence of legitimate theorists in ISIS? These questions, and more, are answered in this week’s episode.
Al Arabiya’s weekly show ‘Death Making’ deals with the issue of global terrorism. It provides insights and analysis into the religious, social, economic and political dimensions of terrorist attacks across the globe. It includes rare and exclusive footage, as well as interviews with well-known figures.