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A United States of Islam in the Middle East?
Dinesh D'souza ^ | September 22, 2012 | Dinesh D'souza

Posted on 09/22/2012 11:42:24 PM PDT by justlittleoleme

Something very big is going on in the Middle East. This is not about an inflammatory film or a political assassination in Libya. Rather, recent events confirm that throughout the Muslim world, radical Islam is on the march. The radical Muslims have figured out a much better strategy than the Al Qaeda strategy of the past decade. Instead of terrorist acts aimed at directly wounding the “far enemy,” namely the United States, Islamic radicals are using democracy and public protest to defeat the “near enemy,” namely their own autocratic governments, and seize power. Remarkably President Obama seems to be responding in a way that helps the Islamic radicals, and the vital question is why.

**SNIP*

I believe I can answer these questions and explain Obama’s double standards. The key is to realize that Obama isn’t a fool. He isn’t getting results opposite to the ones he intends; rather, he intends the results he’s getting. He said during his inaugural speech that he wanted to remake America and transform its place in the world, and this is exactly what he is doing.

Obama’s is an anti-colonialist, an ideology he adopted from his Kenyan father.

**SNIP**

he subscribes to an ideology that considers it a good thing for America’s influence to be reduced. Obama wants to reduce America’s footprint in the world because he believes we have been stepping on the world.

**SNIP**

He wants to undermine America’s allies and leave in place regimes that are indifferent or hostile to America. This is what the anti-colonial ideology predicts he would do, and this is what his actions show he is doing. No wonder that in recent days Obama seems more concerned with containing America than with acting decisively against the hostile forces of radical Islam in the Middle East.

(Excerpt) Read more at dineshdsouza.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: islam; lybia; middleeast; obama

1 posted on 09/22/2012 11:42:30 PM PDT by justlittleoleme
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To: justlittleoleme

United Hells of Islam


2 posted on 09/22/2012 11:51:22 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: justlittleoleme

“Remarkably President Obama seems to be responding in a way that helps the Islamic radicals, and the vital question is why.”

Oh, puh-leez!

Is there really anyone on Planet Earth who has to ask this question?


3 posted on 09/22/2012 11:56:12 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: justlittleoleme

Also known as the resurrection of the Caliphate.


4 posted on 09/22/2012 11:57:42 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: Jack Hammer

Unfortunately, most people now days are totally uninformed and pay no attention to the news. Otherwise there is no chance Obama could have been elected and would have no chance at reelection.

Ask a liberal to tell you what is going on with Libya. I have, and most of them tell me it was caused by a video.


5 posted on 09/23/2012 12:04:11 AM PDT by justlittleoleme
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To: justlittleoleme
Ask a liberal to tell you what is going on with Libya. I have, and most of them tell me

Strange most ask me, Who is Libya?

6 posted on 09/23/2012 12:40:08 AM PDT by itsahoot (I'll write in Palin in 2012. That is 1 vote for Palin, 0 votes for Romney and Zer0 votes for Obama.)
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To: justlittleoleme

It would be nice to call this Islamunism and it’s adherents Islamunists.

It’s a Patriarchal Oligarchy supported by an Islamic executive committee ... Islamic Politburo.


7 posted on 09/23/2012 12:41:36 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: justlittleoleme

Believing what Dinesh bellieves, here in Norway, is a good way to get under psychiatric observation. Or dead.


8 posted on 09/23/2012 12:45:10 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: justlittleoleme

No, no no....

Worldwide Islamic Caliphate. That’s what they are going for.


9 posted on 09/23/2012 12:47:15 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Glenn Beck was insane.... according to dumber than a box of crystals, bill crystal.....

OH wait....


10 posted on 09/23/2012 12:59:01 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Jack Hammer

People don’t want to know. Just tried to slap some fellow Europeans awake, dunno if it works.

http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2012/09/23/gimf-germany/


11 posted on 09/23/2012 1:15:16 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Hardraade

Norway huh?
Great place and great people.
I’m a big fan of Atmel Norway.
A great high tech company that makes innovative
processors.


12 posted on 09/23/2012 1:30:54 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: Bobalu

We have some extremely innovative outfits. Thhe tragedy is that in the last 15 years or so, all workplaces have become overroun with jihadists and the extreme far left. Look up the facebook pages of employees in these places, and you find two things as a rule: Palestinians and Obama.


13 posted on 09/23/2012 1:57:09 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Hardraade

Is the blog you referenced, your personal blog?

http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2012/09/23/gimf-germany/

If so, keep up the good work! It’s very good stuff!


14 posted on 09/23/2012 2:05:58 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: justlittleoleme
Barack Obama’s Founding Fathers: Bill Ayers Frank Marshall Davis Edward Said Roberto Unger (Harvard) Jeremiah Wright

These people raised obama. American haters..

Islam will use obama and then throw him away like an old shoe..

15 posted on 09/23/2012 2:31:21 AM PDT by just me (NObama)
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To: justlittleoleme

I think Obama is definitely working towards tha goal of creating an Islamic power bloc that would be the consolidated enemy to the West in general and the US in particular. IMHO, the reason the obama regime keeps preventing us from developing our own fossil fuels is that he wants to,give this new power bloc a big bargaining chip that may make up for the fact that its armies and weaponry are probably still somewhat inferior to ours...although with all the technology transfers he’s done, they’re probably not very inferior anymore.

I agree with D’Souza: this is going exactly the way he wants it to go.


16 posted on 09/23/2012 2:54:28 AM PDT by livius
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To: itsahoot

I was just thinking that there should be news reports in 15 second advertising slots during the top tv shows. Even a little 10 second history lesson, or better yet, put some true news on facebook advertising slots.


17 posted on 09/23/2012 3:31:52 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: justlittleoleme
The radical Muslims have figured out a much better strategy than the Al Qaeda strategy of the past decade. Instead of terrorist acts aimed at directly wounding the “far enemy,” namely the United States, Islamic radicals are using democracy and public protest to defeat the “near enemy,” namely their own autocratic governments, and seize power.

IMO most Americans will find it difficult to oppose such movements.

The core principle of our system is that a people has the right to rule itself. Which does not rule out the possibility that when they do so they'll make really poor decisions.

The alternative is for us to openly endorse and support, even impose, governments we know are in opposition to the will of the people.

Doing so makes America a true empire, and I'm positive that's not a road I want to travel, though it may eventually turn out to be necessary to do so.

We do not, however, have an obligation to assist anti-american groups to power, even by democratic means.

18 posted on 09/23/2012 3:44:39 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: justlittleoleme

How is working to reduce America’s influence, undermining allies and helping enemies NOT treason? Would a traitor act any differently?

On the domestic front, would someone who wants to knowingly sabotage the economy enact policies and set up regulations any different from what Obama has done?

If it acts like a duck, at what point should we finally say it’s a duck? It’s time for the administration to show how despite its action, it is not a duck, instead of us tap dancing around the “hurtful” notion that this man is a traitor solely based on his actions.


19 posted on 09/23/2012 3:55:49 AM PDT by winner3000
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To: Jack Hammer

“Obama “seems” to be responding in a way that helps the Islamic radicals . .”

We CAN believe our lyin’ eyes. Change “SEEMS” to “IS”.


20 posted on 09/23/2012 4:02:49 AM PDT by Twinkie (Barack Hussein Obama - An American Tragedy.)
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To: Jack Hammer

“Obama “seems” to be responding in a way that helps the Islamic radicals . .”

We CAN believe our lyin’ eyes. Change “SEEMS” to “IS”.


21 posted on 09/23/2012 4:03:22 AM PDT by Twinkie (Barack Hussein Obama - An American Tragedy.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
Worldwide Islamic Caliphate. That’s what they are going for.

They are... and they aren't. How can the Shiites and Sunnis co-exist under a united theocracy?

22 posted on 09/23/2012 4:45:49 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Go see the movie Obama 2016. You will see in plain and simple terms what is going on in the middle east. Obummer’s plan in full living color.


23 posted on 09/23/2012 5:26:45 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Pearls Before Swine
They are... and they aren't. How can the Shiites and Sunnis co-exist under a united theocracy?

The Sunnis are working on that right now with Syria, and by proxy, Iran. This was something a few FReepers predicted several years ago, after we invaded Iraq in 2003.

With Iraq effectively divided/out of the running thanks to our invasion and a pseudo civil war backed by Shiite Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia, and with Azerbaijan tied up (or tied together) with Armenia/Russia/Turkey, and Azerbaijan being cozy with the Israelis anyways for whatever reason, that leaves Iran and Syria as the only two clear Shiite-led countries/allies that can help each other.

And right now Iran is starting to have to pump a lot more troops and other resources into Syria to keep the Shiites in power. I don't think Iran can keep Syria propped up over the long haul. If Syria falls, Iran finds itself relatively isolated with no major friends, and Sunnis looking for revenge for Iran's support of the Shiite powers in Syria and Iraq.

I'm beginning to think all of Iran's talk about Israel is nothing but them trying to distract their population from the coming Sunni/Shiite civil war or trying to win Sunnis to their side.

It's becoming clear that Iran's biggest concern is the Sunni problem, and it's becoming even more clear that Iran is not as powerful as they like to think they are. If they can't keep Syria's Shiite government in power, and if Saudi Arabia keeps funneling money, weapons, and even recruits in to fight the Shiites, things are going to get really hot in the ME.

It makes me wonder sometimes if Iran's nuclear program is more for their survival against the Sunnis. A question that not many are asking is would the Shiites, if backed into a corner by Sunnis who are intent on killing or converting them by force, drop a nuke on Sunnis?
24 posted on 09/23/2012 5:49:07 AM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: af_vet_rr
If they can't keep Syria's Shiite government in power

Alawite?

25 posted on 09/23/2012 5:55:59 AM PDT by Salvey
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To: justlittleoleme

The Bible predicts that the anti-Christ will lead a league of ten nations against Israel. Who will lead the caliphate?


26 posted on 09/23/2012 6:00:44 AM PDT by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Sherman Logan

You are a real downer this morning. Try this one on for size...
The Bill of Rights, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, etc, etc, is THE defining document of HUMAN RIGHTS bar none. Want to know what American exceptionalism is? It is contained in those ten amendments.
Our foreign policy SHOULD be based upon installing, encouraging, cajoling and spreading those ideals to every corner of the globe.
The problem with “the people” putting a jihadist regime in power is that radical Islam’s beliefs are ANTITHETICAL to the ideals of the Bill of Rights, and therefore, anathema to a free people.


27 posted on 09/23/2012 6:09:08 AM PDT by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Bobalu

Thanks. It’s actually mine and Mestamachine’s. We’ve done research in this nonsense since forever, but the research site is here: http://www.junipersec.com

Anyway, Mesta just put up her first blog post. Writes better than me, she does ;).


28 posted on 09/23/2012 7:56:01 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Your question fails to understand either side. It’s not about coexistence.


29 posted on 09/23/2012 9:39:22 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ez

So we go to war to force peoples to be free.

The obvious question is, “Free to do what?”

And the obvious answer is, “Whatever they want to do.”

The notion of us forcing people to be free to do what we want them to do is more than slightly oxymoronic.

I actually agree with you. What you are describing is not democracy, it is civil society and rule of law.

Civil society and rule of law has existed under a variety of systems of government. Its general connection with democracy, which means rule by the people, has been only because democracy has historically been the only way of maintaining civil society for an extended period.

But we really have no effective way to force civil society on cultures that don’t want it. Attempting to do so would by definition kill the very freedom we’re trying to spread.

Unfortunately.


30 posted on 09/23/2012 10:28:34 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: huldah1776
We used to listen to Paul Harvey, Alex Dryer, and on Saturday it was MovieTone news at the matinee.


31 posted on 09/24/2012 10:12:54 AM PDT by itsahoot (I'll write in Palin in 2012. That is 1 vote for Palin, 0 votes for Romney and Zer0 votes for Obama.)
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