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Daniel Pipes - ahead of his time

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Submitted by jennifer solis (United States), Apr 7, 2008 at 23:12

Daniel Pipes, ahead of his time, once again. This time by eighteen years.

Salman Rushdie's behavior in trying to "embrace Islam" obviously encouraged, and did not deter his enemies.

Rushdie would have been wiser to write a follow-up, perhaps titled, Satanic Verses, II.

What better subject than what Rushdie suffered as a result of his book, which in a sense confirmed what he wrote?

It would be a block-buster, I should think.

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