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Islam Semantics

Reader comment on item: Americans Wake Up to Islamism

Submitted by Bryan Poulin (Canada), Sep 8, 2010 at 11:48

Dear Daniel,

Great summary statement on resistance to radical Islam in the U.S. and elsewhere. My only concern is with wording, e.g. "allies often fail to distinguish between Islam (a faith) and Islamism." To my mind using "ism" is liklely to be mistaken as other "isms" are not necessarily derogatory


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