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He speaks the truth

Reader comment on item: Hamas in Florida Classroom

Submitted by Darwin Barrett (United States), Jan 27, 2004 at 18:28

"...Mr. Abu Sway deemed the Arabic term jihad "a very beautiful concept which is deep in the area of spirituality." But in his role as co-author of a Palestinian Authority textbook, available at www.edume.org, he explained to seventh-graders that jihad is a military obligation that "becomes the individual religious duty of every Muslim man and woman — if the enemy has conquered part of its land."

He speaks the truth. In the Qur'an it is both of these things. To any and every Muslim Jihad is a mandate. The goal of Islam is dominance of the world and control or elimination of all non-Muslims...


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