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I think the recent Nigeria story is a separate issue, doesn't belong in same thread

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Submitted by Charles Martel (United States), Dec 10, 2007 at 16:42

The 2006 articles suggested this was just a change of tactics by Moslems that really scared me (because the US is obviously totally unable to deal with malignant political doctrines that masquerade as "religion."

However, this latest news from Nigeria says that the oppressive violence of Sharia prompted a government crackdown on that oppression.

I would say that's a separate issue -- a change in tactics/policy by a (admittedly rather Moslem) government, not a change by the Moslems themselves.

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I think the recent Nigeria story is a separate issue, doesn't belong in same thread [79 words]Charles MartelDec 10, 2007 16:42115991
SHARIA THROUGH PEACEFUL MEANS ? [114 words]victorSep 27, 2006 01:3557802
Caution of electing Muslims in democratic governments [225 words]LowellSep 25, 2006 07:3857432
Lawful Islamism in Algeria [65 words]steven LSep 25, 2006 01:3857392

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