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Submitted by Prashant (United States), Jan 8, 2016 at 21:26

Dear Dr Pipes,

Thanks for explaining your interpretation of the word 'ancient'. And I am in full agreement with you that fratricidal politics is deeply intertwined in Islamic religious thought. Politics is a dirty business and it should not be mixed with religion even for noble purposes. The idea of a peaceful and prosperous Islamic caliphate is an oxymoron that will never come to be and will always lead to violence and killings. ISIS is a prime example.

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