Skip to comments.Atlas Exclusive: Robert Spencer: Countering Muslim Disinformation
Posted on 02/23/2013 10:46:51 PM PST by Nachum
According to Islamic supremacist hate groups such as the Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), no one would have any problem with Islam if it werent for bigoted non-Muslims who irresponsibly link Islam to terrorism and this link, they claim, gives rise to acts of violence against Muslims. Hamas-linked CAIR and its allied groups have for years now been pumping out disinformation designed to clear up misconceptions about Islam and set the record straight. On its website Hamas-linked CAIR says that it was established in order to promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America, and declares that we believe misrepresentations of Islam are most often the result of ignorance on the part of non-Muslims and reluctance on the part of Muslims to articulate their case.
However, the cure offered by American Muslim groups may be worse than the disease. All too often these groups construct a positive image of Islam out of smoke and mirrors. Instead of dealing forthrightly and constructively with the concerns and questions that non-Muslims have about Islams relation to jihad terrorism, Islamic supremacist groups in the U.S. are more interested in throwing sand in our eyes.
A quintessential example of this is a publication of the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), a Muslim Brotherhood group: Q & A on Islam and Arab Americans, which originally ran in USA Today and circulates widely. Its a handy compendium of many of the chief claims that Islamic supremacists make in order to lull non-Muslims into complacency and confuse them regarding the nature of the jihad threat.
1. Islam means peace. The flyer notes that the Arabic word for Islam means submission, and it derives from a word meaning peace. Indeed, in Arabic, Islam and salaam (peace) share the same linguistic root, but this in
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Dr Spencer should be on every “conservative” talk show....yet he is not. There is as much Dhimmitude in GOP Media as in the Liberal MSM.
Dr Spencer is 100% correct on Islam. His “Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam” is a must read for all
as Jeff Dunhams’ puppet character, The dead terrorist would say, “Silence, I kill you”!
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