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Submitted by Kenneth S. Besig (Israel), Jul 25, 2005 at 08:28

As far as I can tell, no group has claimed responsibility for the bombings in Great Britain, and even those who carried out the attacks left nothing behind to indicate motive, and yet, most of the British Moslem leadership, British Moslems, and a pretty good sized portion of Britain's non Moslem political leadership, has quickly taken the offensive to explain, justify, or excuse the attacks and those who carried them out.
This isn't complicated surgery or rocket science, the simple, obvious, and undeniable fact is that most British Moslems, practically all of their leadership, and good portion of non Moslem British politicians are entirely comfortable with massacres carried out by Moslems anywhere for any reason at all. Moreover, most of the discussion taking place in the British Isles has centered on understanding or placating Moslem anger or Moslem fears, and very little about how to legally and practically prevent further Moslem massacres in the future.
The fact that several random polls could be conducted so easily, and yet apparently allowed to gather dust rather than be published would seem to indicate that the British government would rather permit it's citizens to be massacred, it's transportation system ruined, and it's economy turned into a shambles rather than confront an increasingly brazen internal Islamic enemy.
The London Islamic community is concentrated in a relatively small area of Greater London, the location of all it's mosques are known, the identities of the most radical and provocative Moslem preachers and religious leaders are common knowledge, and the bookstores and web sites which preach and teach jihad, murder, bomb making, and simple hatred to naive and susceptible Moslem youths operate publicly. It would be a simple matter to arrest the more dangerous Islamic leaders and deport them and their families and close down mosques, schools, bookstores, and web sites which incite to jihad, violence, and hatred. Not that these steps alone would stop the violence immediately or even within a short period of time, but they would certainly convince the greater Islamic public that their approval of hatred, violence, and jihad will have negative consequences for them.
Then the polls that Dr. Pipes mentions could be taken again, in a few months, and I can guarantee that not only would the results be different, they would be astonishing at just how peace loving, non violent, and pro British the Moslem community has become.
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