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Islam needs to cleanse itself of the militants

Reader comment on item: The Danger Within: Militant Islam in America [and Its Dreams of Domination]

Submitted by Charles (United States), May 12, 2004 at 18:48

There comes a time when an organization or a country or in this case a world religion must police itself. The atrocities that have been conducted and backed by Islam and in the name of Islam are outrageous and deplorable. It sickens me to see so many so called Islamic leaders to come out and defend their religion but are mute when it comes to condemning the violent acts carried out in the name of Islam. They are all so quick to label America as hate mongers and Israel as an evil empire and wish us all dead while concurrently claiming Islam is a religion of peace.

It is becoming more and more difficult to distinguish between Islam and militant Islam to the point where it is costing the lives of innocents. If militant Islam continues to kill any non-Muslim and Islam fails to condemn these atrocities and just lay back and enable their so called peaceful religion to be hijacked, then there is no reason for the rest of the world to try and sort "good" Islam from "bad" Islam...
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