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Submitted by John S (United States), Jul 26, 2005 at 14:25

At this point I don't give much credence to so-called Islamic experts who still promote the idea that Islam can be moderated or reformed. It is ABUNDANTLY clear that Islam's trajectory is ineluctably marching towards mega-terror, and the commensurate destruction of non-Muslim institutions globally.

A case can be made that scholars such as Mr. Pipes now must explain why we in the West should continue to endure the insults and atrocities brought about by the increasingly inimical Muslim presence on our soil. As Muslims gain momentum, terrorism is inevitable!

Pronouncements ring hollow that "Islam is a religion of peace..." or "a great religion has been hijacked....", just so, suggestions by 'experts' that so-called 'moderate' muslims are our allies are becoming tiresome and threadbare -- where is the evidence such 'moderates' exist Mr. Pipes?

We now understand that the absence of terrorist atrocities doesn't signify the absence of terrorist intentions... This was true prior to 9/11 in NYC, and 7/7 in London. The poisonous fangs of Islamist fascism have already begun pumping venom into their Western victims, and we still dilly dally imagining moderate Muslims will come to our defense .
Submitting....

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