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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Saturday, July 23, 2005

See No Evil

By Christopher Orlet

Following the July 7 London bombings Muslims leaders in the West were quick to denounce the attacks as un-Islamic. Nearly all of the denunciations carried the now-familiar qualifier that no matter how unjustly Muslims are treated, no matter how persecuted they might be nothing justifies blowing apart innocent people. This qualifier conveniently returned partial responsibility to the British people.

In other words, the most moderate voices in European and American Islam partly fault the British people for the subway bombings. It has always been thus.


Terrorism is not just a problem for the infidel; it is a problem within the Muslim community as well. In the midst of this fog of unreason and religious fanaticism, one thing seems clear: the U.S. and Britain cannot successfully fight terror if moderate Muslims continue to sit the war out.

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