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America understood the threat from Jihad terrorism in the 1800's

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Submitted by Philip (United States), Nov 8, 2006 at 10:33

With all due respect to Daniel Pipes ( I endorse the point he's trying to make!!!!) , The facts about the early 19th century American attitudes to Islam, for example of President Madison and JQ Adams... are different... .They understood the realities of Islam, especially JQ Adams...

There is no safety for honest men except by believing all possible evil of evil men. - Edmund Burke

Here are the relevant "bites"...about 1250 words...

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