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how do we assess Islamic deception and dissimulation ?

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Submitted by Paul Christopher (Australia), Jun 14, 2016 at 05:16

The problem of defining Islamic terrorism is compounded by the use of Islamic dissimulation. The core issue is truthfulness ; how can answers provided by Islamists be accepted as true ? Given that Sunni and Shia use dissimulation in its many modalities , the question should be reframed : " how do we assess whether the subjects are using, taqiyya, Kitman or any of the associated Islamic deception modalities .?

Unti iis is accepted that Islamic dissimulation is diffused in Islamic doctrine, culture and war fighting / terrorism we cannot assess the threat as it is embedded in doctrinally sanctioned deception ,which was approved by Muhammed in his formulation " war is deceit ". Deception is central to the Islamic threat and denying even the existence of Islamic dissimulation is not only intellectually dishonest but will provide jihadists with operational advantage.

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