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We keep waiting for the 85% moderate moderate muslims to speak out against islamism.

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Submitted by Phil Greend (Canada), May 14, 2013 at 21:08

Sadly there can be no real separating the radical islamists from the moderate.

This is due to the moderates not separating themselves from the radicals.

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I do not mean to say that 85 percent of Muslims are moderate. I estimate that 1-2 percent of Muslims are anti-Islamist as the great bulk in the middle are up for grabs.

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