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The terrorists can do more than "claim to represent" the Islamic world

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in response to reader comment: Straw man - Nothing about who terrorists represent.

Submitted by Homefront (Australia), Aug 25, 2009 at 18:32

Dr Pipes,

It seems to me that the popularity of Islamist terror supporting governments around the Islamic world whenever there are "free and democratic" elections would elevate terrorist assertions about being representative of the Ummah as a whole above a mere "claim" to an objective political reality.

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