By Coleen Jose

“This raises a question: Are Americans primarily concerned with [the Islamic State’s] atrocities or with the fact that Muslims are committing these crimes?” writes Musa al-Gharbi, an instructor at the University of Arizona and an affiliate of the Southwest Initiative for the Study of Middle East Conflicts. “Even as the U.S. media and policymakers radically inflate [the Islamic State’s] threat to the Middle East and United States, most Americans appear to be unaware of the scale of the atrocities committed by Mexican drug cartels and the threat they pose to the United States…”  Read full article:  Here