twist the meaning

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The western powers might have had to twist the meaning of the UN resolution about protecting civilians, the city of Sirte might have been reduced to rubble, large-scale ethnic cleansing taken place and thousands of civilians killed.
One of the biggest dangers is in the absence of people challenging these men who twist the meaning of the Quran.
US officials have emphasized such things as the need for Muslim clerics to talk often and clearly about what Islam means and how the Islamic State and other extreme groups twist the meanings of Islam.