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The Forbidden History-A Review of The Legacy of Jihad. Islamic Holy War and the Fate of Non-Muslims
Victor Davis Hanson's Private Papers ^
| September 9, 2005
| Bruce Thornton
Posted on 09/11/2005 7:16:06 PM PDT by Zrob
Four years after 9/11 the postmortem of that disaster continues to focus on the institutional failures of our intelligence agencies and government bureaucracies. Yet the larger intellectual and cultural corruption that in part made possible many of those misjudgments and mistakes does not receive the public attention it deserves. The politicizing of the academy, for example, that accelerated in the sixties had compromised the study of Islam and the Middle East long before Islamic terrorism appeared on our cultural radar. Because of this ideological distortion, centuries of consensus about the aggressive, intolerant, and expansionist nature of Islam an agreement reflecting both the facts of the historical record and the words themselves of the Koran and Muslim theologians and jurists were discarded in the service of an anti-Western political and ideological agenda.
(Excerpt) Read more at victorhanson.com ...
TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: academe; antiwestern; fourthanniversary; islam; islamofascism
This compendium shows that Islamic jihad has for fourteen centuries meant exactly what bin Laden, Zaraqawi, and every other so-called Islamic fundamentalist says it means: a war to compel the whole world to embrace Islam, die, or live under intolerant, humiliating restrictions designed to force the unbeliever every day to acknowledge his own inferiority and the superiority of his Islamic overlords.
Even when and if the leader's of the left's throats are cut by these subhumans, the rest of those lemmings will continue to believe the knife was supplied by Bush and manufactured by Haliburton.
posted on 09/11/2005 7:16:08 PM PDT
posted on 09/11/2005 7:19:19 PM PDT
(Oiling my steel...watching and waiting...)
posted on 09/11/2005 7:23:13 PM PDT
by kinsman redeemer
(the real enemy seeks to devour what is good)
"slavery wasnt formally abolished in Saudi Arabia until 1962, and continues in Sudan and Mauritania today."
Plus women under Islam, of course.
posted on 09/11/2005 7:28:25 PM PDT
(Dead terrorists smell like victory)
posted on 09/11/2005 7:28:44 PM PDT
(Don't Tread on Me; Live Free or Die)
"Abdullah Ghoshah, Chief Judge in Jordan: Jihad is legislated in order to be one of the means of propagating Islam. Consequently Non-Muslims ought to embrace Islam either willingly . . . or unwillingly through fight and Jihad. . . . War is the basis of the relationship between Muslims and their opponents.
posted on 09/11/2005 7:41:46 PM PDT
by fat city
("The nation that controls magnetism controls the world.")
This would be a great topic for a PBS documentary.
Thats just a formality. Slavery still exists today in Saudi. remember the saudi princess in Florida who beat, pushed down stairs and refused to pay her indonesian maid??
posted on 09/11/2005 7:48:13 PM PDT
by Luigi Vasellini
(60% of Saudis, 58%of Iraqis, 55%of Kuwaitis,50% of Jordanians married 1st or 2nd cousins. LOL!!!)
unfortunately it would only air at 1am on a random thursday without any promotion at all.
posted on 09/11/2005 11:15:10 PM PDT
(Abolish the DEA !)
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