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Reader comment on item: Maher Hawash: The Terrorist Next Door

Submitted by Fred Miller (United States), Aug 12, 2003 at 13:50

The unanswered question here is did Hawash gradually change his fundamental attitude after 9/11 or was he always a sympathetic would-be activist?

No doubt there are many Muslims in the USA who are, at heart, against this country and its international policies. But how many of them who have enjoyed the "fruits of liberty" and the kind of success Hawash had are ready to cast it all off and return to the strictness of militant Islam?

If an individual who had all the recognition, social and business success, education as well and achieving high financial compensation won't accept what our life style offers how are we ever going to change the middle eastern countries which are currently planning and conducting jihad against America.

How about giving us some example of Muslims who have joined us spiritually and socially while retaining their religion - or aren't there any?

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