What is Salafism?

Who are the Salafi?

With increasing troubles in the Middle East, and terror threats rising, many governments across the world have pointed the blame squarely at the Salafist movement of Islam. Salafis have been linked with ISIS, al Qaeda, and various other terrorist groups. The recently resigned national security advisor Michael Flynn is adamant in his belief that Salafist ideology is what unites a range of terrorist groups, while the French and German governments have vowed to crack down on Salafist mosques to mitigate the terror threat from within their own borders.

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But what exactly is Salafism?] In essence, it is a movement dedicated to emulating the religious practices of the Prophet Muhammad and his followers. “Salaf,” Follow the Conversation on Twitter