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The Long Bloody History of Islamic Terrorism - (Must read! history doesn't lie! It's us or them!)
CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | JULY 16, 2005 | BARBARA J. STOCK

Posted on 07/16/2005 12:44:44 PM PDT by CHARLITE

The Sunday morning pundits preach that the terrorist attacks around the world continue because American troops remain in Iraq. These so-called “experts” claim that Iraq is a training ground for attacks in Europe and America. Have these armchair-terror-experts forgotten the 50-year Islamic training ground called Israel?

These “experts” also seem to believe that this split between so-called “moderate” Muslims and the Islamic terrorists is something new. These “experts” have missed the mark by about 1300 hundred years. The present Islamic terrorists are a result of the split within Islam between Muslims who wish to live in the 21st century, secular Muslims, and the followers of “True Islam” who want the world to be ruled by Islamic Sharia law with the Quran as the new world constitution.

The recent attack in London proves the line between a “moderate” Muslim and a terrorist is very, very thin. It seems with only a small dose of “True Islam” a peaceful Muslim can become a mass murderer.

Islamic terrorism started long before there was an Israel. Sunni and Shia Muslims have been killing each other since the death of Mohammed.

Centuries ago, Islam ruled a large part of the world and Muslims had spread out of the Middle East and moved across Europe, conquering all in their path. At Islam’s pinnacle, the Ottoman Empire stretched from Egypt to the Black Sea and from the Persian Gulf to Hungary.

So what happened to the glorious Islamic empire? Today, Islam blames the Crusades, the Jews, Western culture, and Christians for its fall from power. In truth, the most destructive enemy that Islam has ever had was Islam itself.

As the world modernized around them, the Islamic leaders refused to move forward with the rest of the world. Firmly believing in Islamic superiority, the pompous ruling class of religious leaders planted the seeds of hatred towards the West as far back as the 1700s. The ruling Islamic religious leaders believed western inventions were evil things created by evil and inferior people.

Any attempt to modernize the empire was put down by the ruling Islamic body called the ulema which wanted to hold onto its power and maintain Islam in its pure state. This meant no non-Muslim influence of any kind.

It should be no surprise that the western advancements in warfare eventually overwhelmed the archaic ways of Islam. The Islamic dream of ruling the world, was over.

At the end of World War I, France and England carved up what was left of the once great Islamic Empire. All that remained was Turkey. It was the Islamic Turks who slaughtered over 1.5 million Armenian Christians. The Turks blamed the Armenian Christians for assisting in Islam’s fall from power. Islam has a long history of blaming others for its failures.

The new leader of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal, wanted Turkey to join the modern world and insisted on a separation of mosque and state, something that infuriated the Islamic leaders. Kemal declared Islam the national religion but did not allow the controlling and backward ways of Islam to destroy the new country. The battle rages today in Turkey between the Islamic leaders and the secular government. Slowly, the Islamic leaders are winning.

By 1924, the glory days of Islam were over.

This inner battle for Islam stewed after the fall of the Ottoman Empire and Middle East came under the influence of western culture. Secular Arab governments, which accepted western modernization, drove the followers of True Islam into a murderous rage.

Today’s terrorist movement started in 1928 with the founding of Ikhwan al-Muslimun, the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, to oppose the Arab secular governments that stripped the Islamic elite of its power. This group, led by Hassan al-Banna, felt no Islamic country should tolerate a secular government. Islam had always been the judge, jury, and executioner over the people.

This militant group armed and trained itself and became such a problem for the Egyptian government that the terrorist leader, al-Banna, was executed but this only elevated him to martyrdom. The movement grew in power and status.

In the 1950s, a new and extremely radical leader, Sayyid Qutb, convinced his followers that the Quran justified the killing of fellow Muslims. In his book, “Milestones,” he encouraged a jihad to remove secular Muslim leaders and claimed it was the duty of all Muslims to return Islam to its former power and glory. Following strict Islamic law could only do this. Secular Muslims were put in a category with Christians and Jews—they were infidels.

Sayyid Qutb was also executed by the Egyptians in 1966, but the Islamic terrorist movement grew and expanded and now has branches of loyal followers in over 70 countries around the globe and these Islamic terrorists are more than willing to kill for their cause.

The embarrassing defeat of Islamic/Arab countries by the lowly “monkey-Jew” in the 1967 Six Day War gave fuel to the Islamic terrorist movement. This humiliating loss to the tiny Jewish state was proof for Islamic terrorists that secular Islamic states were against all that was Islamic. Islamic countries were defeated by a people that True Islam does not even consider human.

Mu'ammar Qaddaffi seized power in Libya in 1969 and he used Libya’s vast oil wealth to fund Islamic terror around the world. A decade later, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini overthrew the secular government in Iran by taking the American embassy personnel hostage and keeping them as prisoners for over a year.

The 1980s saw the Iranian-backed terror group, Hezbollah strike American troops on a peacekeeping mission in Lebanon and the American embassy was bombed. The United States made the tragic mistake of leaving Lebanon, and the Islamists saw this as a sign of weakness, and a rash of attacks on Americans continued unpunished around the world for the next two decades.

True Islam had its golden moment on 9/11 when it succeeded in attacking the “great Satan” on its own soil. Their bragging and celebration was brief. The American response to that attack took the terrorists by surprise. Believing America was a weak paper-tiger, I believe the invasion of Afghanistan surprised bin Laden. The loss of Afghanistan enraged the Islamists. Afghanistan was True Islam’s model for the world. Even more insulting was that the majority of Afghani people seemed to welcome the overthrow of the Taliban.

True Islam couldn’t care less about the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. The fact Saddam is Muslim means nothing to them. He was a secular infidel. Iraqi Muslims who wish to remain under a secular government are slaughtered like sheep because they too are considered un-Islamic infidels. Radical Islam knows this may well be its only chance to subjugate the Iraqi people under strict Islamic rule and take possession of an oil-rich terrorist training base. If True Islam were to gain control in Iraq, it would immediately join forces with Iran to wreck havoc on the world.

Once a great power, Islam has now been reduced to training the gullible to strap bombs on themselves and blow up a bus or train full of civilians. Radical Islamic leaders have only one goal: To make Islam the only religion, and to put Islamic leaders in command over the entire population of the world. To accomplish this, western civilization, Christianity, Judaism, secular Muslims, and all other non-Muslim forms of religious beliefs, must be exterminated.

There has been one important adjustment in True Islam’s plan. It no longer shuns modern weapons and technology. Indeed, Islamics believe that the detonation of nuclear weapons on American soil will bring them a quick victory. This is a serious miscalculation on True Islam’s part. A very deadly miscalculation.

If one studies the history of Islam and its violent roots, it is not difficult to understand it. Islamists have killed millions of people over the centuries and killing millions more to accomplish the goal of total Islamic rule does not disturb them.

The number of moderate-secular Muslims is declining as true Islam spreads its rage and hatred to every corner of the world. Time is short. Iran may be only months away from obtaining nuclear weapons. There are reports that several nuclear weapons are already here and in place in America. There can be no signs of weakness from the western world. There can be no negotiations or deals made with True Islam. There can be no quarter given.

History has taught us one thing: It is us, or them. There is no middle ground with terrorists. True Islam has not changed in 1400 years. It is not going to change now.

,b>About the Writer: Barbara J. Stock is a registered nurse who enjoys writing about politics and current events. She has a website at http://www.republicanandproud.com/.

Barbara J. receives e-mail at dickens502003@yahoo.com.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
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"Islamic terrorism started long before there was an Israel. Sunni and Shia Muslims have been killing each other since the death of Mohammed."
1 posted on 07/16/2005 12:44:45 PM PDT by CHARLITE
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To: Leapfrog; Critical Bill; CBart95; backhoe; Stopislamnow; Fred Nerks; ThreePuttinDude; Beth528; ...
Islam ping

Char

2 posted on 07/16/2005 12:46:03 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I propose a co-Clinton team as permanent reps to Pyonyang, w/out possibility of repatriation....)
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To: CHARLITE

"It seems with only a small dose of “True Islam” a peaceful Muslim can become a mass murderer."

By not eliminating the "terrorist" among them they are all to blame. Until they do they are all culpable in every killing.


3 posted on 07/16/2005 12:50:48 PM PDT by JSteff
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To: CHARLITE

They will force us to exterminate them.

Say hello to the stone age, muhammed!!!


4 posted on 07/16/2005 12:51:06 PM PDT by msf92497 (My brain is "twitchy")
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To: CHARLITE

bookmark


5 posted on 07/16/2005 12:57:43 PM PDT by federal
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To: CHARLITE

BTTT


6 posted on 07/16/2005 12:58:17 PM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: CHARLITE

When you distill it all down to the bottom line, Islam and its Muslims must be either eliminated, or totally isolated from the Western world. There is no middle ground -- unless they create it by cleaning out their evil, sub-human maniacs. So far, I am not optimistic at all.


7 posted on 07/16/2005 1:00:37 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: CHARLITE

A Chaldean Catholic will tell you the truth about an Islamic.

Being an hour from Dearborn and in the heart of the Catholic Arabs makes my area a very scary place to be.


8 posted on 07/16/2005 1:11:22 PM PDT by netmilsmom (God blessed me with a wonderful husband.)
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To: CHARLITE

Bump!


9 posted on 07/16/2005 1:21:48 PM PDT by F-117A
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To: CHARLITE
The article says "In the 1950s, a new and extremely radical leader, Sayyid Qutb, convinced his followers that the Quran justified the killing of fellow Muslims."

That Quran interpretation apparently has been around for centuries. Here's an excerpt I saved some time ago from a Freeper article; unfortunately I haven't found the original with a search.

begin quote:

Wahhabism . . . started as a movement within Islam founded by Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab (1703-1792) who grew up studying Hanbali Law, one of Sunni Islam’s strictest and most conservative schools.

In 1744 al-Wahhab settled in Ad-Dir'iyah, which was under the control of a powerful tribal leader named Ibn Sa'ud. Ibn Sa’ud became a believer of Wahhab’s doctrines and the two formed a strong alliance. Al-Wahhab and Ibn Sa’ud swore a Muslim pledge with each other in which they vowed to establish a new state that would operate under al-Wahhab’s strict interpretation of Islamic Law.

Thus began a new linkage of Islam to militancy. The Wahhabi faith provided Ibn Sa’ud with the justification he needed to raid and conquer nearby settlements. Though these settlements were Islamic (and traditional Islamic law prohibits Islamic states from attacking each other), the Wahhabi doctrine viewed all non-Wahhabists as infidels and not true Muslims. It was thus that Ibn Sa’ud found a legitimate purpose to bring the nearby settlements under his control, to spread “true Islam” to the infidels.

. . . end quote
10 posted on 07/16/2005 1:30:21 PM PDT by Rex_Ruthless
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To: CHARLITE
No mention of the complicency of the Saudis and the rise of Wahhabism.Did I miss it?
11 posted on 07/16/2005 1:34:26 PM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: federal

bookmark 2


12 posted on 07/16/2005 2:13:05 PM PDT by sure_fine (*not one to over kill the thought process*)
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To: CHARLITE
Islamics believe that the detonation of nuclear weapons on American soil will bring them a quick victory. This is a serious miscalculation on True Islam’s part. A very deadly miscalculation

The acquisition of a nuclear weapon would require the assistance of one of the States that support terror. If a nuclear weapon goes off in the United States I would think our President would immediately destroy North Korea, Iran, and Syria. I would also suspect that those regimes have already been informed that this would be our reply.

13 posted on 07/16/2005 2:41:19 PM PDT by cpdiii (Oil Field Trash, Rough Neck, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist, Iconoclast (Oil Field Trash was FUN))
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To: CHARLITE

"History has taught us one thing: It is us, or them. There is no middle ground with terrorists. True Islam has not changed in 1400 years. It is not going to change now"

We must choose. Lie down and die or defend our heritage. With each terror atrocity on the West, the choice becomes more obvious to even the most craven of cowards. While Israel was the primary target and suffered the most, the world turned away, blamed the victim. But 'palestine' is now a town near us all - Europe will have more 'palestines' because no one can sweep terrorism under the carpet as Europe has without sharing the suffering of Israel.


14 posted on 07/16/2005 5:07:21 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (Understand Islam. Understand Evil. Read THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD link My Page.)
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To: Fred Nerks
"While Israel was the primary target and suffered the most, the world turned away, blamed the victim. But 'palestine' is now a town near us all - Europe will have more 'palestines' because no one can sweep terrorism under the carpet as Europe has without sharing the suffering of Israel."

Thank you SO MUCH, Fred, for such a great comment. You are so right. The reality of this is what keeps me moving right along, all day - every day; - trying to help defend America, the Bush presidency (from rotten rodents) and to defeat liberalism, clintonism and islamofascism!,br>

Thanks again.

Char (:

15 posted on 07/16/2005 5:10:18 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I propose a co-Clinton team as permanent reps to Pyonyang, w/out possibility of repatriation....)
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To: CHARLITE
"...the Wahhabi doctrine viewed all non-Wahhabists as infidels and not true Muslims."

We need to start another Islamic sect, claiming that all other Muslims are infidels. This would give followers of this new "sect" license to kill Muslims at will.

We use their tactics to defeat them.

16 posted on 07/16/2005 11:57:44 PM PDT by etcetera
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To: etcetera

Much as I liked Peter O'Toole's acting in LoA, TE Lawerence was a traitor to Western civilization!!!!


17 posted on 07/17/2005 12:09:56 AM PDT by Schwaeky ("Truth is not determined by a majority vote" Pope Benedict XVI)
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To: CHARLITE

bttt


18 posted on 07/17/2005 12:14:11 AM PDT by nopardons
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To: EagleUSA

The crux of the problem is this: Islam/Muslims glorify as martyrs their "evil, sub-human maniacs" - brutal genocidal maniacs! What normal civilized people (political liberals excluded) throughout the world consider barbaric terrorist behaviors, the Muslims justify and extoll.

Many Freepers have read considerable parts of the Koran, and I ask is there any concept of "soul" or of individual conscience explained in the readings of the Koran?

I am stupid about these methods of warfare, but if I was the commander I'd broadcast throughout the world that for every homicidal bomb event ONE Muslim mosque will be decimated - brought down to ashes. Hit the Islamic terrorists where it hurts! There is NO reason to respect these fanatics' places of worship - they worship death and destruction. Don't give their "mullahs" (sp) a stage upon which to preach to their insane cult of hatred and death.

Where are the good protective warriors of this world?


19 posted on 07/17/2005 3:08:53 PM PDT by purpleland
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To: Schwaeky

Oh, the British betrayed their promises to the Arabs, and Lawrence took up the Arab's cause. Not to justify the Brits, but throughout history Arabs have never been known to be honourable and are better known for their treacheries and inhumanity.


20 posted on 07/17/2005 3:14:40 PM PDT by purpleland
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To: purpleland

"Arabs have never been known to be honourable and are better known for their treacheries and inhumanity."

Was Saladin the exception to this rule? Just asking as I was reading some history last night.


21 posted on 07/17/2005 3:38:19 PM PDT by Voir Dire (Modern liberalism is a Communist plot)
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To: Voir Dire

If you want to read of Suliman and other Muslim conquerers, get Will Durant's volume 6 on "The Reformation" from his History of Civilization series. In Chapter 9, he chronicles The Ottoman Tide, and it will open your eyes as to what the wahabi Muslims have in mind for the West today. As one reads how the feckless kings and governments of Europe were laid waste, with the exception of brave little Serbia, Bosnia, and Hungary who at least tried to resist before being overwhelmed, one is sadly reminded of how not much has changed. At least in those days, Christians weren't so ignorant as to believe Islam was a peaceful religion. Today we are told that fiction by everyone from the President on down. If we don't know history, we are bound to repeat it.


22 posted on 07/17/2005 3:58:13 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: Voir Dire

"Arabs have never been known to be honourable and are better known for their treacheries and inhumanity."

Was Saladin the exception to this rule? Just asking as I was reading some history last night.

***My statement is a broad generalization in context of world history. Saladin is an exception to the "rule" within my stated generalization's historical scope. I have no doubt there are noble Arab leaders who Westerners have never heard about. I do know that Arabs have a very long history of being proficient slave traders - not all Arabs, mind you. Certainly, Arabs have the distinction of developing from ancient times the most perfectly beautifully conformed horses - the Arabian horse breed. But, not all Arabs were into the selective breeding of horses. Some had great herds of pack camels - a beast of burden whose asthetic beauty and good disposition have yet to evolve.

There is mythic romance in literary depictions of traditional nomadic tribes surviving harsh desert environments and the exciting conglomoration at colorful bazaars.

Some while ago, I read one of the most interesting fictional books in the entire world of excellent fiction. I believe the title was "The Sorjourner" (sp?) and I highly recommend reading that book. Sometimes fiction gives us better history.


23 posted on 07/17/2005 6:00:50 PM PDT by purpleland
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To: EagleUSA

I dont' want to be a broken record to anyone that knows my view on ethanol, or bore anyone not famillar with it, but the precarious position our energy situation is with relation to the middle east, we need to either with gaining the means to replace it for ourselves, or by sacrificing and forcing ourselves to conserve/ration or just pay more (really all three are about the same), we need to force the middle east to abandon terrorism. Here's how we do it.. Not buy any of their oil, or allow it to leave the region. Starve the mohammedan into submission.. If I were Bush, any more attacks where any American is killed anywhere (besides Iraq or Afghanistan, I guess could legitimately be considered fair game--we went in afterall) in a terrorist strike, be it a dual citizenship Israeli-American in Tel Aviv, or an attack in the Phillipines on tourists, or in Bali, etc, we NUKE MECCA and MEDINA!!!


24 posted on 07/18/2005 10:59:34 AM PDT by Schwaeky ("Truth is not determined by a majority vote" Pope Benedict XVI)
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To: CHARLITE
These “experts” also seem to believe that this split between so-called “moderate” Muslims and the Islamic terrorists is something new. These “experts” have missed the mark by about 1300 hundred years.

Wow, that's a long time! ;o)

Those who have turned a blind eye to Israel's plight with scornful disdain are now tasting a bit of the terrorist-in-our-backyard, and they don't like it one bit. Oooops! See what PC, "tolerance," and diversity hath wrought? This slay-the-infidels rhetoric has been ongoing for centuries. Handwringing isn't going to solve much, I guarantee it.

25 posted on 07/18/2005 11:10:17 AM PDT by shezza (God Bless Our Troops)
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To: CHARLITE
All one needs to know about Islam is presented in the very name, Islam, itself. Islam is not the "religion of peace" and the latest mantra among the leftist and stupid seems to be. Islam is exactly what it says it is: the Religion of SUBMISSION.

The word Islam means "submission" and that is what the religion and the Islamic culture is all about. It is easily seen in the prayer rituals - with muslims being forced to kiss the ground 5 times a day to show how totally insignificant they are and how they must always bend to the will of Allah.

Yes, there are many, many strange aspects of Islam that serve to prove its total incompatibility with the modern world - such as the lack of any joyous holidays, the use of a totally lunar calendar that bears no relation to the solar year (on which all of modern society is founded), the lack of any days of rest,... - but just the name of the ideology is all one needs to know, to understand what threats are posed by its adherents.
26 posted on 09/29/2006 11:59:33 AM PDT by progressoverpeace
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To: CHARLITE

bump


27 posted on 09/29/2006 12:59:51 PM PDT by Jason_b
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