1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Osama was a hero

Reader comment on item: Thoughts on the Killing of Osama bin Laden
in response to reader comment: No more afraid.

Submitted by mike (United States), May 3, 2011 at 19:14

Batya,

OBL was a hero to many muslims and there are no demonstrations in support of his death. In fact there are Imams and websites threatening retaliation. He was a symbol of the Muslim supremacy over the imperious and debauched west. There are many levels of support, most of it silent. Just like you can assume that most Muslims you see or hear of, as moderate as they may seem, will profess a hatred for Israel once you scratch the surface. That is the reality.

As to why OBL killed other Muslims, well that is because his fanatical beliefs, the Wahabbi/Salafists, encourage the murder of all infidels and unpious Muslims. Any Muslim who is not actively defending Allah is considered fair game, or if they are seen as collaborators with the west.

Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Osama was a hero by mike

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)