SK: You have often found yourself exposed in risky situations where you didn’t know how the situation would end. Do you purposefully seek out risk?
Mekhennet: I sought out these meetings because I believe they are the only possibility to speak to these people, to understand their motivations, and then to deliver counterarguments.
Their “motivations” are not hard to understand. They are a puzzlement only for those who keep denying what is in the Qur’an and Hadith, including 109 verses that refer to waging Jihad, and several verses that call for “striking terror” in the hearts of Infidels. The Jihadis of IS tell us themselves. Its members quote from the Qur’an before and after raping Christian and Yazidi women, as the victims have testified.
Michael Adebolajo, one of the killers of Drummer Rigby, said: