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Fabius' ethnic affiliation

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Submitted by y Brandstetter MD (Israel), Jan 22, 2015 at 02:34

Laurent Fabius, French foreign minister:

I do not like ... I do not want to be a censor, but I think the term Islamist - and I have also said this about the expression Islamic state - is probably not the right one to use. I call them terrorists. Because when you use the word Islam, you promote a kind of continuity between the Muslim (who practices his religion, which is a religion of peace) and a certain [extremist] interpretation of the Muslim religion

This obfuscation is augmented by the fact that Fabius is Jewish. as such he finds it extremely difficult to assign negative characteristics, that is call a spade a spade, to a non-white-french minority, however deleterious that attitude is to his own small diminishing, targeted minority.

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