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Islam is the problem?

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Submitted by Joel Scott (United Kingdom), Jan 19, 2010 at 11:31

"... he sees Islam itself as the problem, not just a virulent version of it called Islamism."

Do you now see things this way, too, Mr. Pipes? Does this indicate a shifting of your own position away from relying on so-called moderate Muslims to help save the West?

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Daniel Pipes replies:

I reply to your question further down in the article: "I disagree with Wilders about Islam (I respect the religion but fight Islamists with all I have),"

And follow the link above to see the full explanation of our differences and why I support Wilders' right to speak publicly despite our differences.

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