In the last two weeks, Isis has beheaded American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff in videos addressed to the U.S.
In response, Iran has carried out mass arrests at home—and backed a series of offensives against Isis abroad.
That said, the U.S. intelligence community assesses that Isis poses a particularly difficult problem.
“Right now Ebola is in the U.S., Isis is over there,” said a Louisiana woman.
In September, Paul raised eyebrows when he announced he would support airstrikes in Iraq and Syria against Isis.
Then Isis spake unto the fetters, saying; 'Break, and unloose yourselves from my son Horus!'
The 'chants of Isis' (Laws), we might think, would have been barbarous in an Athenian ear.
Isis then begged the pillar, took it down, took out the chest, and cried so loud that the younger son of the king died of fright.
The worship of Isis was really only an exalted type of moon worship.
Typho was the brother of Osiris and Isis; for jealousy, and to usurp the throne, he formed a conspiration and killed his brother.
1. A toolkit for implementing fault-tolerant distributed systems, developed at Cornell and now available commercially
2. A dialect of JOSS.
[Sammet 1969, p. 217].