Sharia law (Shafi'i school): "Jihad means to war against non-Muslims, and is etymologically derived from the word mujahada signifying warfare to establish the religion."
From the earliest days Islam has been spread by aggressive jihad as this dynamic timeline shows clearly:
Consider the track record of Muhammad, the man all Muslims say is the example of a perfect Islamic life:
Then we have this from a 14th century respected Islamic scholar when Islam was at the height of its power:
"In the Muslim community, the holy war [jihad] is a religious duty, because of the universalism of the Muslim mission and the obligation to convert everybody to Islam either by persuasion or by force" ...."But Islam is under obligation to gain power over other nations."
Through to the present day plans as they face non-Muslims with powerful armies and weapons. The aim hasn't changed, merely the strategy for achieving it!
Comparison of ISIS with the Quran:
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