Friday, August 31, 2007

Storm Track Disinformation: 9/11 Brought America Closer to Islam

So…We’re attacked by self-identifying Muslims who follow the dictates of Islam and the end result is more acceptance of the religion? I wonder what this turkey is smoking in his hookah.

LAHORE: 9/11 has brought Americans closer to Islam, since the Americans started studying Islam after the bloody attacks and realised that Islam was a peaceful religion, said Walter Russell Mead on Saturday.

We did? Oh, of course. CAIR and President Bush, in one of his less lucid moments – said so.

The US foreign policy expert and Henry Kissinger Senior Fellow for the US Foreign Policy at the Council on Foreign Relations was speaking at Jamia Ashrafia on ‘The Influence of Religion on the US Foreign Policy’. Osama was not a true leader of Islam and his acts were against the teachings of Islam, he said. Mead said as far as war on terror was concerned, the American Muslims were not a problem, but a solution, since they could act as a bridge between Islam and West.

We’re still waiting for that bridge. Or is it a bridge moderate Muslims are trying to sell us?

Answering a question regarding the US support for military regime, he said there was not true democracy in Pakistan and the United States wanted to see Pakistan a truly democratic Muslim state with better socio-economic conditions. Religion was never a controversial issue in the world and religious education was being given everywhere, including the US, Mead said.

The man’s stupidity knows no limits. Behold the “religious education” of Islam, Mr. Mead. This is what a night of drinking and unauthorized sex gets you in Iran.

And here’s your “religion was never a controversial issue in the world”, Mr. Mead.

Muslims Shout At Jesus' Home: Islam Will Dominate The World

NAZARETH - Islamic groups held a large militant march down the main streets of Nazareth this weekend, highlighting for some here the plight of Christians in this ancient city where Muslims have become a majority and members of the dwindling Christian population say they suffer regular intimidation.

Hundreds of activists strutted screaming Islamist epithets, including “Islam is the only truth” and “Islam shall rule all.”

Tens of thousands of Nazareth residents, seemingly mostly Muslim, congregated on the streets as the march passed by. Muslim children launched firecrackers into the sky, occasionally misfiring, with the small explosives landing dangerously close to the crowds.

Mr. Mead, come out of your liberal haze and face the new dawn. Perhaps America is trying to get closer to Islam after 9/11. As Don Vito Corleone said, “Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.”

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Thursday, August 30, 2007

The Gathering Storm Weekly Radio Show: August 31 SPECIAL SHOW!

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Friday, August 31:


This week's scheduled guest for the entire hour will be Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch. He is the author of two the bestsellers The Truth About Muhammad and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades). Others of his books include Islam Unveiled: Disturbing Questions About the World's Fastest Growing Faith and Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the West.

The primary topic of our discussion on the August 31 show will be Mr. Spencer's just-published book Religion of Peace? Why Christianity Is and Islam Isn't. According to information at Mr. Spencer's site, the book is a refutation of moral equivalence and call to defend Judeo-Christian civilization from the global jihad. The titles of the chapters of Mr. Spencer's new book:

1. No, Virginia, All Religions Aren't Equal
2. Wars of Religion
3. We Have Met the Enemy and He Is...
4. The Real Threat
5. Cherry-Picking in the Fields of the Lord
6. The Cross and the Sword
7. Christian Anti-Semitism vs. Islamic "Apes and Pigs"
8. The West Calls for Dialogue; Islam Calls for Jihad
9. Faith and Unreason
10. Democracy, Whiskey, Sexy
11. Women in the West vs. Burqas and Beatings
12. Yes, Virginia, Western Civilization Is Worth Defending

Dr. Andrew Bostom has written an extensive review of Mr. Spencer's book [Hat-tip to Pamela Geller, at whose web site I found the review] and states the following about the book:

Robert Spencer’s sobering new book, “Religion of Peace?” reveals how the prevailing multicultural orthodoxy in the West—rooted in self-hatred, uncritical, blanket pacifism, and complacency—negates the profound differences between Judeo-Christian and Islamic civilization, obfuscating the existential threat posed by Islam’s enduring, central institution: the jihad. This corrosive mentality is disseminated by the avatars of immoral equivalence, “elite” sword swallowers for jihadism who have foisted their own self-destructive desensitization to this genocidal institution upon a general public, sadly ill-informed about Islamic doctrine and history.

In that same review, Dr. Bostom cites the following words from Mr. Spencer's book:

Christianity is a religion of peace, and it is a religion without a jihadist movement. Islam is a religion of the sword and there are, by even the most conservative estimates, more than one hundred million active jihadists seeking to impose sharia not only in the Islamic world, but in Europe and ultimately in the United States. And they will succeed, in time, if Westerners continue to delude themselves that Western civilization is uniquely responsible for the evil in the world, that Christianity is just as inherently violent as Islam, that all cultures are equal in their capacity to inspire magnanimity, nobility, generosity, and greatness of soul. This is a suicidal myth.

Whether one believes in Christianity or not, it is necessary now for all lovers of authentic freedom to acknowledge their debt to the Judeo-Christian West, to the Judeo-Christian assumptions that built Europe and the United States, and to acknowledge that this great civilization is imperiled and worth defending.

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Storm Track Disinformation: The Liberal Delusion of Islam Continues

Yesterday I posted an article on the delusions that liberals have about Gandhi and his vision of Muslims. Today I’ll answer a blog post by Mick Hall of Organized Rage adding more fuel to the delusions of liberal-think and Islam.

When it comes to political islam, it appears the majority of the western media have taken their lead from their political masters and bracketed it within the context of the ‘clash of civilizations,’ so beloved of George W Bush. Thus organizations as diverse as Palestinian Hamas, Lebanese Hezbullar, the Afghan Talaban and Al-Qaeda are all portrayed as terrorist groups beyond the pale, as if they were a single homogeneous Group.

In reality political islam represents a host of differing political positions and to attempt to blanket them as a single homogenous group is ridiculous, dangerous and uninformative.

May I respectfully say, Mr. Hall – bulls**t!

All true Muslims are the same. It’s very simple Mr. Hall. Do true Muslims consider themselves members of the nation of Islam – that is, the Ummah? Yes they do. Do all true Muslims follow the dictates of Sharia law and not the secular laws of the societies they live in? Yes they do. If a Muslim replies in the negative, then they are apostates and according to Islam must be killed.

I was brought to task by some of my liberal friends saying I was simplifying the problem too much and any moderate Muslim would not admit to such answers.

Well ….Guess what? The New York Times spilled the beans when they reported an interview which they claim is from two true Muslim moderates. You know, the law-abiding, deeply religion, good neighbor that lives next door. They seek a ‘middle ground’ of moderation – with us and our freedoms in the middle.

Here’s one of the moderate’s answer to the question I pose.

Every Muslim who is honest would say, I would like to see America become a Muslim country,” he said. “I think it would help people, and if I didn’t believe that, I wouldn’t be a Muslim.

There’s your answer. A true Muslim must work to Islamatize the societies they live in.

There are countless verses and traditions, in fact, that make it clear that Muslims are to be in a constant state of animosity toward non-Muslims, waging war through tongue and teeth in order to spread Islam, and, when finally in a position of superiority, discriminating against those who refuse to convert (see, for example, 3:28, 5:73, 5:17, 9:5, 9:25, etc).

The solution to the Muslim problem is not to engage in conversations of accommodation but to make it clear that this is our culture that has hundreds of more years of history and struggle towards freedom than theirs and these are the values and mores that we intend to live by. If Muslims can’t, then they need to find those societies that are willing to be subjugated by them.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Storm Track Disinformation: Blinded By the Light

Singing Cumbya is no way to fight terrorism. But you can’t tell that to Sonia Gandhi.

While recognising terrorism as the worst form of conflict propelled in the name of religion and ethnicity, Congress president and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi has said the civilised world could by no means lower its yardsticks in combating the menace.

Delivering the inaugural Mahatma Gandhi Lecture Series at Cape Town University on the continuing relevance of Gandhian philosophy earlier this week, Sonia Gandhi delineated the risk posed by terrorism, saying that it had inflicted "untold suffering on innocent women, men and children".

She, however, cautioned against attempting extra-legal measures. "If democracies are going to wage a war against terrorism, the measures that are adopted should be consistent with and not contrary to the values of democracy," she said. She pointed out that the essence of the Gandhian value-system lay in the coherence of ends and means.
"There are many causes that I am prepared to die for, but no causes that I am prepared to kill for," she quoted the Mahatma as having said.

Too bad the Muslims in India, who he defended, took him at his word. A Muslim, after Gandhi had performed the ultimate appeasement by giving Muslims their own country – Pakistan – assassinated him and his appeasement to Muslims ushered in a long, slow abandonment of secular law – which Gandhi held at such high esteem - in Pakistan.

If you look at the history of Pakistan you will see that when it broke off from India, India went on to become a prosperous nation of the 21st century while Pakistan followed a slow downward spiral lead by fundamentalist Islam and Islamic law.

One could say the Mahatma Gandhi is the quintessential role model of the common liberal. His way of dealing with oppression was to dialogue and peacefully protest. Our own protégée of Gandhi was martin Luther King who used many of Gandhi’s tactics to bring attention to and bring about the results of the civil rights movement.

To say that the tactics of Gandhi and King were successful is an understatement. One confronted an Empire and made it conform to his ideals. The other confronted a long held bigotry and made its institutions conform to his will. Both freed their people. Liberals and Progressives forever hold these two men and the means they used in high esteem and claim that dialogue with opponents, peaceful protest and the very power of their ideals will always win over brute force, hatred and aggression.

But there is a flaw in this thinking.

Both men struggled with a fundamentally moral opponent. Their protests were not met with firing squads and their dialogue did not condemn them to concentration camps. They worked their magic of change in an environment ruled by Anglo-Saxon culture that above all recognized the value of life and the procedure of law.

The flaw in Gandhi’s thinking became quite evident during WW II when he was asked how he would respond to Hitler and the Nazi persecution of the Jews. David Lewis Schaefer in “What Would Gandhi Do?”

Gandhi offered only one avenue for the Jews to resist their persecution while preserving their “self-respect.” Were he a German Jew, Gandhi pronounced, he would challenge the Germans to shoot or imprison him rather than “submit to discriminating treatment.” Such “voluntary” suffering, practiced by all the Jews of Germany, would bring them, he promised, immeasurable “inner strength and joy.” Indeed, “if the Jewish mind could be prepared” for such suffering, even a massacre of all German Jews “could be turned into a day of thanksgiving and joy,” since “to the God-fearing, death has no terror.”

Unknown to Gandhi at the time, the Jews did enjoy his “voluntary suffering”. It was called the Holocaust.

The pacifist ignores reality and substitutes it with his or her beliefs. Gandhi said of Hitler just a month before the fall of France, “I do not consider Hitler to be as bad as he is depicted. He is showing an ability that is amazing and seems to be gaining his victories without much bloodshed.”

As for his response to Muslim demands for a separate nation – Pakistan – once India received its independence from Britain, Sudaram writes in “Gandhi, the Moulana of Muslim Appeasement”:

Dr B R Ambedkar paid his tribute to the Muslim Appeasement Bible of Moulana Mahatma Gandhi in these brilliant words: 'Gandhi has never called the Muslims to account even when they have been guilty of gross crimes against Hindus. It is a notorious fact that many prominent Hindus who had offended the religious susceptibilities of the Muslims either by their writings or by their part in the Shudhi Movement have been murdered by some fanatic Musalmans. The leading Muslims never condemned these criminals. On the contrary, they were hailed as religious martyrs.... This attitude of the Muslims is understandable. What is not understandable is the attitude of Mr Gandhi.'

Dr Ambedkar was not talking through his hat about the anti-Hindu and pro-Muslim attitude of Mahatma Gandhi. When thousands of women were raped and many of them killed by the Moplah Muslims during the Moplah rebellion in 1921, the brutalised women of Malabar led by the senior Rani of Nilambur gave a heart-rending petition to Lady Reading, the wife of the then Viceroy of India. The atrocities committed by the Moplah rebels were widely reported in the English and vernacular newspapers of the day throughout India and the British Empire. Mahatma Gandhi was fully aware of every development in Malabar during this time. But his overweening egoism blinded his eyes to such an extent that he was unable to see the realities on the ground.

Gandhi was a great leader but also an appeaser showing many of the traits of appeasers and apologist over the ages - especially the need to see their oppressors as ‘human beings’ so as to continue the fantasy that they hold the same basic ideals of humanity and that they can be reasoned with.

Mahatma Gandhi at that time gave a great finding to the effect that every Muslim is a bully and every Hindu a coward. On the one hand he called every Hindu a coward and on the other hand he exhorted all the Hindus to remain calm and non-violent even when they went all out to defend themselves against the attacking Moplah Muslims. The truth is Mahatma Gandhi displayed all his courage only to suppress the Hindus. In so far as the Muslims were concerned, he was a typical Hindu coward. He was mortally scared of them. So was Jawaharlal Nehru. Therefore Gandhi had no moral sanction to talk about the cowardice of the Hindus. And here is the callous, sadistic and barbarous message he gave to the Hindu victims of Moplah rebellion in Young India of 29 September, 1921: 'The ending of the Moplah revolt is a matter not only of urgency, but of simple humanity. The Hindus must have the courage and the faith to feel that they can protect their religion in spite of such fanatical eruptions. ... Be the Moplahs be ever so bad, they deserve to be treated as human beings.'

Sonia Gandhi should learn from the lesson of Gandhi. He was murdered by the very same ‘human beings’ he held in high esteem.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Storm Track Intimidation: An Infidel Asks a Question - How Dare He

Always on Watch has already done a fine post on this event. After reading the article in the post she referenced, I found this little give and take – mostly take – between one of the candidates and the Muslims at the park.

Briefly, “close to 1,000 members of Northern Virginia's Muslim community packed a corner of a Fairfax County park in the wilting heat yesterday for emotional, and sometimes tense, encounters with a procession of public officials and political candidates eager to court their votes”.

I found this one encounter very informative and a reflection of what the Muslim population in Northern Virginia really thinks.

The afternoon's most dramatic moment came when Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene A. Delgaudio (R-Sterling), who has led efforts to crack down on illegal immigrants, took the microphone to make a rambling appeal to the Muslim voters in his eastern Loudoun district. Sterling is the home of one of the region's largest mosques.

"I stand with you," he shouted. But he drew scattered boos when he demanded to know whether those in the crowd "come in peace" and whether they pledge allegiance to the United States.

Scattered boos? Not approving applause? After all, aren’t Muslims supposed to be Americans first? Now what would bring DelGaudio to ask such a question? Could it be – low and behold – recent Muslim terrorism?

So what DID get the 1000 strong Muslim’s roaring approval?

Moments later, Maryland Del. Saqib Ali (D-Montgomery), the first Muslim elected to a state or districtwide office in the Washington area, answered Delgaudio with a sharp rebuke that brought a roar of approval from the crowd.

"Our values are the values of tolerance and inclusion," Ali said. "Mr. Delgaudio . . . you do not reflect our values, even if you say you do."

HUH!! Asking if American Muslims are true Americans does not reflect Muslims values? What’s wrong with this picture? Oh, yes – they hold the values of tolerance and inclusion unless you ask if they are true Americans.

You can just imagine the next interchange now.

“Oh excuse, Mr. Muslim. I know this is a sensitive question but, if you don’t mind, may I ask you a question. If it upsets you I understand fully and for the life of me I can’t see why I would want to know. Here’s my question (Head bowed in submission) Are you truly Americans?

“How dare you little dhimmi ask such a question of our tolerant and inclusive religion. Back in your place DelGaudio!

‘nuff said.

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Monday, August 27, 2007

Winds of War: Is a Muslim Reformation a Blessing or a Curse?

Many of us see parallels between Islam today and Holy Roman Empire of the Middle Ages. Islam’s all encompassing socio-political-religious system is similar to the Rule of the Holy Roman Empire and the Popes who headed it up. Just as Christian morals, ideals and ideas permeated the society of the Middle Ages to its core as ruled by the Holy Roman Church, so does Islam at the beginning of the 21st Century.

Islamism is the socio-political arm of the religion of Islam just as the Catholic Church was the socio-political arm of the Holy Roman Empire. To fully recognize our enemy is too understand the roots of Islamism in Islam – not the roots as fascism. Many believe that Islamism can only be defeated when the religion of Islam itself is reformed – just as the Catholicism was reformed and helped break the power of the Holy Roman Empire and the Church.

But would such a reformation be a blessing or a curse? And what if the Islamic reformation has already begun – but not the way we’d like?

One school of thought is that the Islamic reformation is really the resurgence of Islamic fundamentalism and that it began shortly after Ataturk terminated the Caliphate and made Turkey a secular sates. In response, this produced the formation of the Muslim Brotherhood and their Islamic fundamentalist goals that are incorporated in The Project.

Now, Diana Miur in her interesting article in the Washington Post entitled Risks in a Muslim Reformation has her take on an Islamic Reformation.

A Reformation is sweeping through the Muslim world. Westerners are generally aware that the Shiite and Sunni sects of Islam are struggling for dominance in Iraq. But more broadly, the words and doctrine promoted by the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis or Wahhabists are eerily similar to those of our 16th-century forebears.

Like the followers of Martin Luther and John Calvin, Islamic reformers reject the interpretations of generations of scholars in favor of seeking the word of God directly in scripture. The Protestant Reformation did precede the things these men admire about modernity in the West, including women’s emancipation, political liberty, scientific breakthroughs, the wealth and opportunity created by the Industrial Revolution, and permission to think freely regarding God. But all this came later, and the Reformation was only part of what brought them about.

The Reformation was a time of intense focus on God and what He requires of people. As a movement, it was enthusiastic, narrow and far from tolerant. It and the Counter-Reformation brought two centuries of repression, war and massacre to the West. It’s unlikely that anyone who lived through it would consider wishing a Reformation on Muslims.

The conviction of having the Word direct from God can empower individuals to rebuke, to command and even to kill in His name. Protestant determination to follow the word of God straight from the Bible was accompanied by a desire to purify Christianity by emulating the beliefs and practices of the early church. Hassan al Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood; Sayyid Qutb, a leading Muslim Brotherhood thinker; and Ibn Wahab, the founder of modern Salafi, or Wahhabist, Islam, call upon Muslims to return to the uncorrupted beliefs and practices of early Islam and to become as pure as Salafis, or the first three generations of Muslims. To become, as it were, Puritans.

It doesn’t take a Ph.D to see that stifling Puritanism is what fundamentalist Islam teaches today.

The call to purity appeals in part because in the Muslim world today corrupt holders of wealth and power resist moderate attempts at reform, much as the corrupt holders of wealth and power in the church and states in Luther's Europe resisted moderate reform.

Western pundits have debated whether Arabs who voted for Hamas or the Muslim Brotherhood in the Palestinian and Egyptian parliamentary elections were voting for the Islamist religious program or voting against corruption. Surely it was a two-for-one deal. To vote for the Muslim Brotherhood or Hamas is to vote against corruption and for returning to the purity of the days of the prophet Muhammad. This was a compelling idea when preached by Calvin. It is compelling still.

She did see differences between the Reformation and the changes going on in Islam today. In Islam, it’s the radical reformers who reach for the sword. In the Reformation, it was those in power - the Church and state officials- who resorted to violence.

Her conclusion?

In the near term, though, the Islamic Reformation will divide Muslim society as the Reformation divided Europe. A fervent minority in many countries is already pressing for narrow interpretations on issues such as veiling, whether to listen to music and replacing secular laws with religious codes. As we have seen in Europe and more recently in Afghanistan, Muslim Puritans are likely to take over communities where they are far from being the majority. Meanwhile, the majority has yet to construct an effective ideological defense of moderation.

It’s a devil’s choice today in Islamic countries. Support the secular dictators who have little chance of instituting western freedoms in their countries and who fuel the types of Islamic fundamentalism that is happening today – or support the growing influence of those who would take Islam back to the 7th century.

The choices are not pretty but we need to establish some kind of strategy that will help us walk a middle path.

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Sunday, August 26, 2007

Winds of War: Islam – Making the World Safe for White Underwear

Every Sunday I try to post a lighter side of my blog and this one is a real pip.

It seems that infidels are 'beasts' who use colored underwear to conceal their filth. From MEMRITV.

Following are excerpts from an interview with Saudi cleric Muhammad Al-Munajid, which aired on Iqra TV on July 26, 2007:

Humanity can have no happiness without Islam. Humanity can enjoy no goodness, unless the sun of monotheism, the Koran, and the Sunna shines upon it. The world without the sun of the divine revelation is a place of eternal darkness, as we can see today – a world of frustration, collapse, injustice, arbitrariness, and wrongdoing. The world today is a jungle – a world of barbarism of all kinds. People in many parts of the world are not happy, because they do not walk in the path of Allah.

Or are they not happy because certain Muslims following the absolute demagoguery of clerics like this clown go out and kill innocent people.

There are rules of shari'a in everything.

And that’s the threat to the free world and the problem with Islam.

We have counted almost 70 rules about how to urinate and defecate. In contrast, how do those beasts in the West answer the call of nature? They stand in front of other people, in toilets at airports and other public places. They do not care about covering their private parts. Even their underwear is colored and not white, so it can conceal all that filth. We are a nation that has long known the meaning of cleanliness, what to do when nature calls, and what the rules of hygiene are. The others, to this day, live like beasts. To this day, many of them are not circumcised, even though the World Health Organization has advised to circumcise people as a treatment for AIDS, because it has been scientifically proven that circumcised people are less susceptible to AIDS, and are less likely to spread it than uncircumcised people.

BTW: That WHO advisory is debated. Anyway – just to be safe, better alert Calvin Klein. Pull that colored underwear off those shelves before they hear from CAIR.

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Saturday, August 25, 2007

Storm Track Appeasement: Media Dhimmitude and a Media Surprise

There was no manger? Christ is not the Messiah? The crucifixion never happened? That’s what a forthcoming ITV documentary will portray Jesus as Muslims see him.

The one-hour special, commissioned and narrated by Melvyn Bragg, is thought to be the first time the subject has been dealt with on British television. Lord Bragg said: "I was fascinated by the idea ... Jesus was such a prominent figure in Islam but most people don't know that."

He denies the programme will divide communities. Raised as an Anglican, he describes the documentary as thoughtful and well researched. "I hope it will provoke among Muslims the feeling they are included in television."

Really. I thought Muslims were getting quite a bit of airtime lately.

The director and producer, Irshad Ashraf, said the film was an attempt to shift the focus away from extremism to the spiritual side of Islam. "Jesus is loved and respected by Muslims and he's one of the most important prophets in our religion." Representatives from mainstream Anglican and Catholic organisations were invited to take part in the film, to be broadcast on Sunday, but nobody was available, Mr Ashraf said.

Gee. I wonder why? Maybe because the program promotes ideas that go against their faith?

However, Patrick Sookhdeo, an Anglican canon and spokesman for the Barnabas Fund, which works with persecuted Christians, accused broadcasters of double standards. Mr Sookhdeo, who was born a Muslim and converted to Christianity in 1969, said: "How would the Muslim community respond if ITV made a programme challenging Muhammad as the last prophet?"

Does burning down the TV station by rabid Muslims ring a bell? But then there is this bit of odd news coming out from all places – Muslim Malaysia.

Malaysia's government ordered a Tamil-language daily to immediately halt publication for a month Friday as punishment for printing an image of Jesus Christ holding a cigarette, an official with the newspaper said.

The newspaper had said it published the photo by mistake Tuesday and carried a front-page apology Thursday. Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said Thursday that the picture was hurtful and an insult to Christians. Kuala Lumpur archbishop, Murphy Pakiam, criticized the picture as a "desecration," but later accepted the newspaper's apology.

Malaysia's newspapers operate under government licenses that bar them from publishing potentially provocative material on religion, race and other topics.

Maybe there’s some hope for Malaysia yet.

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Friday, August 24, 2007

Storm Track Infiltration: Malaysia’s Decent into Islamism

The political insurgence of up to now moderate Muslim nations goes pretty much unreported by the Western MSM and when those moderate Muslim countries are mentioned, they are painted in a positive light as shinning examples of Muslim living peacefully with other religious sects.

Malaysia is one such moderate Muslims nation that is feeling the sword of political jihad.

Over a drink of green coconut at what used to be called the Passionate Love Beach until his Islamist party came to power and scrapped the name, state minister Takiyuddin Hassan outlines the victories in the war on sin.

To the south, in Kuala Lumpur, the capital, celebrations are starting for Malaysia’s 50th year as an independent state. Its proud achievements are modern universities, a buoyant economy and a respected place in the world as a moderate Islamic nation.

Mr Hassan’s party boasts a different set of achievements: banning mini-skirts, chastising unmarried couples and renaming Kota Bharu’s favourite beauty spot. They also closed down nightclubs, banned nearly all bars except a few Chinese restaurants, where no Muslims are allowed, and refused to let a proposed cinema open unless there were separate sections for men and women.

Sharia law is creeping into this nation quietly and non-violently. The non-violent jihads are making good headway in Malaysia.

He says that it has kept the rustic capital of Kelantan state upright and clean-living. The biggest building in the city is a gigantic headquarters decorated with concrete Korans where the moral enforcement department is based. Its bearded officials spend much of their time prowling parks in Kota Bharu in search of amorous young sinners.

Islam has always had a prominent place. It is the official religion of Malaysia and the Constitution states that anyone born Malay is Muslim.

The debate over the parameters of its role, an old argument in Malaysia, was given a new outing when Najib Razak, the Deputy Prime Minister, broke a taboo to declare that the nation was an Islamic one. He said: “We have never been secular because being secular by Western definition means separation of the Islamic principles in the way we govern the country.”

There you go. Again, the principles of Islamism are unashamedly presented for all to see. One cannot separate religion from the rules of running a society in Islam.

Minority religions are particularly worried about a series of apostasy rulings. Chinese or Indians who want to marry a Malay must convert to Islam, causing great problems if they divorce or are widowed and want to return to the religion of their birth.

In a notorious case this year a Malay woman called Lina Joy attempted to have Malaysia’s courts recognise her conversion to Christianity, but failed and was hounded and fled into hiding. Some hardliners have even called for the execution of apostates.

Every state has a religious department with Saudi-style moral enforcers and nowhere are they more active than in Kota Bharu, a city of mosques along a muddy river that bustles during the day but falls silent at nightfall.

Unmarried couples found sharing hotel rooms are hunted down by the enforcers. Couples caught sitting too close together on park benches are fined 2,000 ringgit (£285) in the city’s shariah court under a provision called khalwat ” loosely translated as “close proximity”. Couples have been forced into marriage after being caught together and moral enforcers sometimes pick on foreigners.

While the world spends its time confronting the so-called war on terror, the more insidious threat of political Islam goes on almost undetected by the world’s leaders. Islamism with its varied forms of political jihad must be recognized and confronted wherever it’s found – especially in the non-Muslim world where it is making inroads daily.

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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Storm Track Intimidation: News from the Dhimmi Front in Europe

The BBC has abandoned plans to screen a fictional terrorist attack by Muslim suicide bombers and German journalist and historian of the Third Reich, provokes a wave of indignation and accusations from Muslims.

First the BBC.

The BBC was to include a fictional attack by Muslim suicide bombers in their primetime drama Casualty but had to drop the reference to Muslims after internal clashes over whether the highly sensitive subject matter would cause them offense.

The BBC was in a dilemma since they had already started filming. What to do? What to do?

YES!! Find another group of terrorists! Their choice?

BBC drama executives were keen to push the storyline and may even have started filming, a source close to the production told The Observer. But they were overruled by the corporation's editorial guidelines department, which ordered that the episode be changed so that the Muslim characters were replaced by animal rights extremists.

Umm….excuse me? Has there been a rash of PETA bombers in Britain and has the BBC be suppressing the news in deference to pet lovers?

In the substitute story, a double episode to be shown over a weekend, a bomb explodes on a bus after being planted by animal rights militants, leaving the Holby City Hospital's Emergency Department to deal with the bloody aftermath.

This change in antagonists did not sit well with Lord Tebbit, the former Conservative Party chairman who was seriously injured in the 1984 terrorist bombing by the IRA in Brighton.

'People were perfectly free during the violence in Northern Ireland to produce dramas about terrorism for which presumably they might have been accused of stereo-typing IRA terrorists or even suggesting that all Catholics were terrorists,' he said. 'What is the difference here? I fail to see why sauce for the goose shouldn't be sauce for the gander. The BBC exists in a world of New Labour political correctness.'

Right on!!

Now on to Germany.

The plans of an Islamic association to build an imposing "Central Mosque" in Cologne are the subject of ongoing controversy in Germany. The mosque design features a giant 35 meter high dome flanked by two 55 meter high minarets. Much of the initial public opposition to the mosque project was organized by "Pro Cologne": a political movement that local authorities have classified as "right-wing extremist" -- a common euphemism in Germany for neo-Nazi groups. Last May, however, the controversy over the Cologne mosque project took on a new dimension when the renowned German journalist and historian of the Third Reich, Ralph Giordano, joined the ranks of the mosque critics. Giordano argued that the mosque project sent the "wrong signal" and claimed that the integration of Muslims in Germany had "failed." As proof for his claim, he pointed to the presence of fully veiled women on the streets of Cologne, whom he described as resembling "human penguins." "I do not want to see women wearing burqas on German streets!" Giordano exclaimed.

Now such ‘truthing’ does not sit well with the multiculturalists in Germany.

Giordano's remarks provoked a wave of indignation and accusations that he was making common cause with Nazis and racists.

So tell the truth and you’re racist. Muslims are a race? How silly of me.

These accusations were made all the more piquant by the fact that the 84-year-old Giordano's own first-hand experience of Nazi racial persecution as the son of a Jewish mother is the core theme of his writings. But according to the Turkish-born author and Cologne resident Arzu Toker, there are also many opponents of the mosque project to be found among the very people whom Germany's Islamic associations are presumed to represent: namely, the some 3 million or so residents of Germany, the majority of them of Turkish descent, who are commonly described as "Muslims," whether they practice Islam or not. Toker, a critic of the increasing influence of the Islamic associations in German public life, is the co-chair of the Central Council of Ex-Muslims of Germany.

You can read the discussion between the two here. It’s a good insight into both the dhimmi attitude in Germany and those that are resisting it.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Storm Track Disinformation: “Understanding the Basics of Islam Is the First Step in Healing”

That headline come from that well-known apologist for Islam, John Esposito, writing in the Washington Post.

Jesus is for Christians, except solely human. He is seen as the ideal husband, father and friend, the ultimate political leader, general, diplomat and judge. Understanding Muhammad's special place in Muslim hearts helps us appreciate the widespread anger of many mainstream Muslims -- not just extremists -- with the denigration of a Muhammad-like figure in Salman Rushdie's 1988 novel "The Satanic Verses," the controversial 2005 Danish cartoons depicting Muhammad in unflattering lights or Pope Benedict XVI's 2006 speech quoting a long-dead Byzantine emperor who accused the prophet of bringing "only evil and inhuman" things into the world.

Karen Armstrong's "Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time" and Tariq Ramadan's "In the Footsteps of the Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Muhammad" provide fresh, perceptive views on his modern-day relevance.

The Gallup World Poll's helpful section on the Muslim world ( sheds some light on the views and aspirations of more than 1 billion Muslims. My years studying those attitudes suggest that Muslim hostility toward the West is mostly political, not religious, and that Muslims hope the West will show their faith more respect.

You have to wonder if Esposito lives in the real world. Has he seen the reality of Islam’s modern-day relevance in Saudi Arabia, Iran and Pakistan?

I don’t understand people like Esposito. Do they have their heads in the sand or up their arse?

Not that President Bush is any better. While I wrote this post I was listening to his latest speech on the war on terror, democracy, the middle-east and comparisons to World War II Germany and Japan. He still refuses to see that the war on terrorism is a misnomer and that we didn’t go to war with Japan and Germany to bring democracy to those countries. We went to war to defeat their virulent ideology.

The establishment of democracy in those countries was an after thought.

Bush paid lip service to the “ideological struggle of our times” but refused to address that ideology (Islamism) explain its objectives (imposing Sharia Law on the world) and how we will confront the multiple fascists of their strategy (the different tactics of political Islam).

Until Bush ceases to listen to apologists like Esposito who, like his comrades in CAIR, have the ear of the administration, we can never form a cohesive defense and an effective defense against the ideology of Islamism.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Storm Track Infiltration: Protecting Europe from Sharia Law

Islam Watch is a group of Muslim apostates who have left Islam out of their own conviction when they discovered that the religion of Islam is not a religion at all. Here are the site owners’ personal testimonials.

Why I left Islam - Ali Sina
Making of an Unbeliever
- Abul Kasem

They have been formulating strategies that describe the laws and policies that are necessary in a society where Islam can never become a threat to freedom and human rights. A few months ago, they formulated in two articles some basic elements of a foreign policy which can protect Europe: and

They have now just finished the first part of a security policy suitable for anti-islamist governments, political parties and organizations in Europe. This proposal can be found at

In this new article, No Sharia treats - among others - the following subjects:

A short account of the future "Great Civil War in Europe" between islamists and non-muslims

The new hatred against radical islam (e g Granada II) and profound political implications for Europe of terrorism, insurrections and civil wars

Why Arab imperialism must be treated as a force separate from islamism

Why a proactive, zero-tolerance policy regarding a l l violations of human rights is a fundamental ingredient of the soft part of the future security policy of Europe

Basic components in the hard part of that security policy

The role expanded and revitalized Home Guard will play in many countries in the future conflict

How an international volunteer military force - The European Protection Force - may help various European countries to maintain freedom and democracy

In earlier articles, No Sharia has treated domestic policy issues. Besides formulating a basic prognosis for the political development in the European countries, if the on-going islamization process is not interrupted (Part 1), and then designing an integrated approach to prevent islamization (Part 2), they has also written about some areas of the model and about which rules and laws they should have (end of Part 2; Part 4-6).

Some very good thinking here from ex-Muslims who know what wee are dealing with and how to defend ourselves against the islamization process of non-Muslim and Muslim societies. We all should listen.

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Monday, August 20, 2007

Storm Track Infiltration: Fun And Games at the Washington Mosque

Newsweek reports allegations of embezzlement, abuse and hate speech at one of DC’s most prominent mosques, The Islamic Center of Washington. The center has been around since 1957, well established and well-known. President Bush made a speech at the mosque earlier this summer talking about – yes, you guessed – How Islam is a religion of peace.

I wonder when a politician will have the guts to say one day the following:

“My fellow Americans. Islam is one of the world’s great religions. Islam means submission. Submission to the will of Allah in all things.”

I wonder how the Muslim leadership and organizations like CAIR react to such a statement. It's true and doesn’t necessarily put Islam in a bad light. It just explains it in more detail. Would be interesting to see.

Anyway, back to the Newsweek article.

Now the Islamic Center has become immersed in a nasty court battle marked by charges of embezzlement, abuse of women and an alleged attempt to spread radical messages of hate.
The fireworks began earlier this year when federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against the recently ousted business manager of the mosque, Farzad Darui. A later five-count indictment charged that Durui, an Iranian native who formerly served as the mosque’s security chief, embezzled more than $430,000 in five years—in part by altering checks and diverting mosque funds to corporate entities he controlled.

This week, Darui returned fire. He claimed in papers filed in federal court in the District of Columbia that the charges against him had been manufactured by unnamed Saudi government officials as part of a scheme to oust him from his post. Their goal, Darui maintains, was to claim control over the mosque after Darui resisted Saudi efforts to have “radical” Wahhabi figures deliver messages of intolerance there.

OOPS! How did that fact get into an article from a MSM, apologetic media source? Radical Wahhabi elements in a long-standing reputable western mosque of tolerance? Someone better tell the State Department.

“Because Darui barred Islamic radicals, from the [Islamic] Center, the Saudis, via the Center, have falsely accused him of embezzlement,” Darui’s filing claims. He seeks to have all charges against him dismissed. The filing was prepared by his lawyer, Washington attorney Victoria Toensing.

Darui’s filing also takes aim at the mosque’s longtime director, Abduallah M. Khouj, a Saudi national and former official of the Saudi-funded Muslim World League. Darui claimed in the court filing that the funds he was accused of embezzling were in fact received as repayment of debts that he incurred for the “housing and feeding of Khouj’s …‘wives,’ or mistresses.” In one case, Darui claims in the filing, he made payments on behalf of Khouj to a woman who said she had been held against her will in Khouj’s house.

Darui may be one of those rarely heard of moderate Muslims. He worked for the mosque since 1984 and “has been dedicated to preventing radical fundamentalists” from taking it over. But his efforts, he alleges, brought him into repeated conflicts with Khouj—who as mosque administrator received $600,000 a year in Saudi Embassy funds, his filing says.. “He had to bar from the Center individuals who adhered to a radical form of Wahhabism and whom he considered a serious threat. They were invited to preach by Khouj, but did so at the bidding of the Religious Section. When these radicals preached, it was a message of hate and discrimination against anyone who disagreed.”

Hey – HomeSec! Are you listening? What aren’t you involved in this legal suite? It sounds like this mosque is threat to homeland security.

The conflicts between Darui and Khouj came to a head three years ago when, according to Darui’s court filing, he learned that Khouj was planning to leave and the Saudis intended to replace him with a former director of the Institute for Islamic and Arab Sciences, an organization that has been investigated by U.S. officials for possible links to terrorism. (No charges have been filed against the group.) After Darui sought to thwart the move by calling a rare board meeting, “the Religious Section of the Saudi Embassy began spreading the rumor that Darui was embezzling funds.”

Different time – same fascist tactics.

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Sunday, August 19, 2007

Winds of War: At Last. Something I Agree with the Islamists

It seems a little video of a popular actress and her boyfriend in the nude has surfaced and causing quite a stir. Brad and Angelina? Nope. Spears and Timberlake? Cruise and Holmes? Lohan and – choose anyone. Nope. Nope. Nope.

It was a popular actress in Nigeria and her boyfriend.

A video sex scene involving the popular Hausa actress said to be from Bauchi State, and her Romeo (named BoBo), was widely circulated in the North where the mother of two from an earlier marriage was seen enjoying herself and murmuring sweet words to her millionaire boyfriend.

The lovers in the video, shown to the Nigerian Tribune in Kaduna on Monday, were completely naked and had several rounds of sex which the two of them appeared to have enjoyed as they were regularly praising each other in Hausa language. The eight-minute clip has evoked strong criticism from Muslim clerics in mosques and on radio and TV.

Not only that but the pubic outcry from the Country’s large Muslim community caused 17 actors to be expelled from the state filmmaker's association.

A film association said those expelled were forced out for allegedly fornicating and drinking alcohol and that future members would need a witness to attest to their good character.

Whao!! Wouldn’t that be a kick if the same rules were applied our fornicating, alcohol and drug induced
hamster morals of the celebrity royalty in this country?

Now that’s an Islamist social more placed on Hollywood that I wouldn’t mind a bit.

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Saturday, August 18, 2007

Winds of War: How to Defeat Shari'a-Driven Islamist Army

Recently, David Yerushalmi wrote in the Conservative Voice how we can defeat the Islamists in Europe. It is a well thought out treatise and here are some excerpts.

To Quote:It is time to at least begin the real effort to destroy the CAPABILITY of the Jihad warriors, which in turn will eventually erode their MOTIVATION to war, die and bury their dead. While it is patently true that many are prepared to inflict murder and mayhem until the bitter end, the last struggle for Christian Europe and the effort to drive the Muslim conquerors from the Continent demonstrate that even the Shari'a faithful eventually bow to reality.”

The Question: “Is the West prepared to face this reality?”

Carl von Clausewitz, the master warfare theorist, wrote extensively about the components of war. Clausewitz’s writings can be reduced to a short equation capturing the essence of warfare, WAR = CAPABILITY + MOTIVATION (see a more detailed explanation in What are the military options in Iraq? and Is Clausewitz still relevant?). In this simple yet strategically penetrating equation, CAPABILITY encompasses the fighting forces and the logistical resupply which keeps the fighting forces in the field and combat ready. MOTIVATION embodies the underlying reason why a belligerent is committing his forces to combat and the belligerent’s will to continue the fight. Unless the components of CAPABILITY and MOTIVATION are both present and viable, a belligerent will eventually be forced to discontinue the hostilities. Put simply, without capability and motivation, there is no war. The formula applies equally to both sides in bi-lateral warfare.

I have demonstrated, as have many other war analysts, that there is no such thing as a war against terror. The Global War on Terror does not exist. “Terror” is a tactic (see, e.g., What are the military options in Iraq? and Iraq and the War: A Military Reader's Digest). The war we are fighting is against men, cells, networks, regimes and peoples who embrace a hegemonic political ideology driven by traditional and authoritative Islamic law, or what is termed Shari’a. In our war against the Sharia-faithful, the strategic level encompasses all theaters of conflict and the interactions between them – Middle East, Africa, Europe, Pacific, Homeland, etc. Within the Middle East Theater, Iraq and Afghanistan constitute operational levels of war, while Baghdad, Fallujah, Kabul, and Kandahar are examples of areas of operation (AO) at the tactical level.

If a belligerent’s domestic support base, especially in representative polities, will not tolerate significant, continuing casualties inherent in strategic defensive limited war, that belligerent cannot afford to undertake a drawn out limited war. Vietnam, and now Iraq, leaves no doubt about the veracity of that statement.

In summary, an enemy’s CAPABILITY can be engaged strategically, operationally, and tactically, each in turn approached either offensively or defensively. Counterinsurgency, as employed in Vietnam and Iraq, is the classic example of being on the strategic defensive (i.e., fighting a kinetic limited war), while conducting operational/tactical offensive operations. To have fought Vietnam offensively at the strategic level, or to fight our enemies in Iraq as such, Clausewitz instructs us that the enemy’s CAPABILITY must be effectively eliminated. This can be accomplished by targeting the enemy’s “center of gravity”.

In Vietnam, the enemy’s center of gravity was North Vietnam, and in Iraq it is in Iran, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. US counterinsurgent operations in Vietnam were no more effective in their day than the surge will prove to be in Iraq. The lesson of Vietnam, and now Iraq, is that the strategic defensive or limited war, even when waged on the operational and tactical offensive, will only end if and when the enemy’s motivation is impaired because its strategic CAPABILITY is unimpaired. Thus, the enemy can increase, decrease, or temporarily cease combat operations as will. In short, the enemy retains the initiative as the insurgent in counterinsurgent warfare.

He then goes on to speak to the fallacy and danger of a limited war which has been our strategy since after World War II.

After 9/11, the US went to war in the same wrongheaded way we have gone to war in every instance since World War II. In spite of the president’s ringing rhetoric about permitting our enemy no sanctuary, even to the point of engaging the enemy preemptively, the US again donned the national security straitjacket of strategic defensive limited war (Limited War Doctrine: A Fatal Flaw). The operative assumption underlying limited war postulates that even the most ardent ideological fanatics will accept stalemate or defeat before employing every means of warfare available to them and will not continue the war notwithstanding the continued capability to wage war. History has not borne out this sanguine assumption.

Then just common sense which seems to be missing from military planners today.

The critical point regarding the stateless Jihadi groups is that they are dependent on sponsoring states as a result of temporary but necessary alliances, if they are to be capable of doing any more than just surviving. For example, without a doubt, effective interdiction of the Jihadists’ CAPABILITY – that is, the logistical support flowing out of Iran, Syria, and Saudi Arabia – would mean a substantial decrease in the intensity of combat in Iraq. Even the Baker–Hamilton Report acknowledged this central fact when it naively recommended that the insurgents’ CAPABILITY (i.e., logistical) support could be curtailed through negotiation with Iran and Syria! All of the parties in the Iraq conflict know that the CAPABILITY of both stateless Jihadi groups and state-sponsored Jihadi groups is sustained by the logistical centers of gravity located in surrounding states. But the US strategic end of fighting a limited, defensive war confines operations within the border of Iraq. (See, e.g., This is no way to win a war!)

So what has to be done?

We must jettison our Cold War national security thinking featuring limited war and instead realistically reassume our World War II strategic offensive posture. This will liberate us from the conceptual straightjacket of our own making and provide us the clarity necessary to prosecute this war to a victorious end. Our continued illogical commitment to limited war has manifested itself in our almost blind acceptance of the asymmetrical warfare of insurgency-counterinsurgency, thus putting our military personnel at unnecessary risk by forgoing our firepower advantage in a vain effort to “win the hearts and minds” of the Arab in the street. But this ignores the nature of that street. Today, the tribes in the Anbar Province are working with Iraqi and Coalition forces to purge the foreign fighters of al Qaeda. But tomorrow, with the next assault by Shia militants on the Sunni strongholds there, the internecine blood bath will resume with yet more urgency. Insurgencies can be fought indefinitely if the re-supply lines remain open. This means that Coalition forces and their airborne assets are better utilized to prevent cross-border re-supply by striking depots in Iran than engaging in urban warfare at close quarters.

However, when we are forced to engage in urban combat, air and ground standoff weapons are just as capable of removing insurgents from urban strong points as is room-to-room fighting, yet are less costly to the American military in terms of casualties. The US must ruthlessly use our technologically superior ground firepower and airpower to fight an asymmetrical war that plays to our strength -- technology, rather than being lured into close urban combat which capitalizes on the suicide commitment of the Shari’a-driven Jihadists.

Whether in conjunction with the current combat in Iraq or at some later date, the Jihadi-sponsoring states of Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia and possibly Pakistan will have to be confronted militarily and the Jihadi centers of gravity destroyed. Rather than repeating Operation Iraqi Freedom and attempting physical occupation of one or more of these Jihadi-sponsoring states, the US should totally neutralize Jihadi CAPABILITY in the targeted state by a massive air campaign followed by a regime of “air control” that would involve repeated restrikes from the air of Jihadi activities until Jihadi activity is no longer detected. (Part I: Is there a viable military strategy for disarming Iran? and Part II: Is there a viable military strategy for disarming Iran?)

So, how do you win the war against the Sharia-faithful? By kicking out from under the Islamists their religious motivational support.

The main article of Islamic faith we must focus on is Quranic: “It is they that obey Allah and his messenger, and fear Allah and do right, that will triumph.” (Sura: 24:52). To be successful the West must destroy the CAPABILITY component of the Islamic war equation in order to degrade their MOTIVATION component. As Sura 24:52 makes clear, Shari’a-driven MOTIVATION rests on the faith that the Shari’a faithful are guaranteed to succeed in their conquest of the entire planet in the name of Islam. Many years ago when Christian Europe geared up to push the marauding Muslims out of Europe, it was understood that if CAPABILITY is repeatedly thwarted and destroyed, it inevitably erodes MOTIVATION. MOTIVATION is most effectively attacked through strategic offensive operations that destroy an enemy’s center of gravity CAPABILITY. Indeed, Islam suffered many centuries of retraction and defeat until its collapse at the end of WW I and the dismantling of the Ottoman Empire.

It is going to take decades of undisputed domination and humiliation of the Shari’a faithful Jihadists by the West through air control to destroy Muslim MOTIVATION to continue Jihad. While displaying its superior dominating airpower, the West must also engage in psychological warfare continually publicizing the discrepancy between Allah’s promise of success in Sura 24:52 and the reality that the Jihadists are powerless before Western technology. US gun camera film showing Jihadists being vaporized by Western weapons and emphasizing Islamic impotence should flood the Internet and the TV airwaves. While this psychological warfare attacking the “theology” of Shari’a-driven Islam will seem out of character for Western civilization, it is the only way that the Shari’a faithful may be defeated in a strategic sense. The West must attack and degrade the MOTIVATION that provides the Jihadists with their “reason” to murder in the name of their theo-political ideology. Instead of a promise of victory, Sura 24:52 must be made ashes in the mouths of Muslims. A seemingly unending air control campaign over enemy territory is the way to continually remind the Muslims of their subordinate status and the impotence of Allah without becoming mired in the quagmire of counterinsurgency.

As oppressive as it may seem, war is never over until the defeated belligerent knows he is powerless to resist further. The historical evidence of this truth can be seen in the difference between what happened in post-World War I Germany as opposed to post-World War II Germany.

The Question Again: “Is the West prepared to face this reality and what will make them embrace that reality?

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