Skip to comments.The conclusion: How US Army War College finally handled anti-Islamist speech
Posted on 03/06/2020 8:30:14 AM PST by jazusamo
On February 26, 2020, I spoke at the U.S. Army War College's Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pa. The title (and topic) of my talk was lifted from my last book: Sword and Scimitar: Fourteen Centuries of War between Islam and the West.
Since then, I have received a number of questions concerning the event how it was, how I was, if there were any disruptions, if the event even took place at all which I hereby try to answer.
First, as many know, the terrorist-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations ("CAIR") tried again through press releases and petitions to get my talk canceled. It failed.
Secondly, everything went smoothly and properly. The Army Education & Heritage folks were professional and courteous. The two main heads of the U.S. Army War College, which people both those who protested letting me speak (CAIR, etc.) and those who supported free speech (ten congressmen, the National Association of Scholars, etc.) directed their appeals to were also present: M.G. John S. Kem, the commandant of the U.S. Army War College, and its provost, Dr. James G. Breckenridge.
Both greeted and spoke with me briefly and sat in the front and center row for the duration of my talk (an hour, followed by Q&A). Geoffrey Mangelsdorf, director of the Army Heritage & Education Center, which hosted the event, was also present and agreeable.
I heard various numbers from staff concerning how many people attended as many as "nearly 300." The large events room certainly did seem packed.
I saw no protests or disruptions of any sort, including during the Q&A (this was, after all, at a secure military facility).
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Raymond Ibrahim, the US Army War College and free speech triumph over CAIR.
Islam is a war plan
Praise YHVH (God)! Truth is truth. Insist on truth.
CAIR does not hold America in CAIR's best interests......is an understatement in the extreme.
Lt Col Vidman. .....
That’s all folks. ...
Not allowed to badmouth the enemy. What an odd attitude.
Amen! CAIR is nothing but a front group for radical Islam in my view.
Raymond Ibrahim’s speech at the AWC has been an ongoing battle and CAIR was successful in blocking it for a while.
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The Army did something right in this area, for a change.
“Not allowed to badmouth the enemy. What an odd attitude.”
Sadly there are no more Pattons, Halseys, Pullers or LeMays in the military.
Just a small sample of General Patton:
“When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty. It may not sound nice to some bunch of little old ladies at an afternoon tea party, but it helps my soldiers to remember. You can’t run an army without profanity; and it has to be eloquent profanity. An army without profanity couldn’t fight its way out of a piss-soaked paper bag. As for the types of comments I make, sometimes I just, By God, get carried away with my own eloquence.”
Here is a link to his speech to the Third Army:
I expected Ibrahams speech to be canceled and am delighted that it wasnt.
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