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Islamist and Muslim

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Submitted by Vinodgupt (United States), Oct 2, 2006 at 10:45

Dr. Pipes,

In your response to Naimat Khan you wrote "Muslims are welcome, Islamists are not". Sir, who are Islamists and who are Muslims? How do you define the two and how are the two different from each other in their actions and beliefs?

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Muslims ready to fit into the West are welcome, those who seek to transform it by applying the Shari`a are not.

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