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The truth about "jihad"

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Submitted by Michael Joyce (United States), Nov 1, 2002 at 14:16

I think the kernel of the article by Dr. Pipes is actually a very simple one; we must listen carefully to what the "jihadis'" say and take them at their word. What the apologists prefer us to believe is irrelevant.

I find no vagueness in the messages we receive from bin Laden, Mullah Omar and their fellow travelers and, unlike our academic friends, I believe the prudent reaction is to prepare to defend ourselves.
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