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The terrorism that dares not speak its name

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Submitted by stuffagain (United States), Mar 9, 2013 at 22:50

Splendid article. Clearly Islamism is the terrorism that dares not speak its name. To amplify on Dr. PIpes' list of negative consequences of this policy: If analysts cannot mention Islamism, analysts cannot identify them. Without considering Islamism analysts can never take the next step of developing identifying criteria for them as Dr. Pipes has previously done. Surely, this is one of the explanations for the failure to see Morsi for what he is.

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