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Mass murder of Islamists largely ignored because our ox wasn't gored

Reader comment on item: The Travails of Modern Islam

Submitted by Wallace Edward Brand (United States), Oct 21, 2010 at 16:04

Dr. Pipes said: "

"Certainly 9/11 was a major event in which some 3000 non-Muslims were killed. Other events like Bali and Madrid were about 200 people. But these are not large numbers by, say, the standards of the two world wars. So far the West has shrugged off Islamism and not seen it as a truly significant threat."

That is likely because the large numbers of Muslims murdered by the Islamists has been largely ignored. Dr. Pipes missed an opportunity to show that here. For example the mass media has been focusing on the killing of Arabs by the Israelis. In the period 1948 to the present, the Israelis killed about 60,000 Arabs, in responding to attacks on them during four wars, intifadadas and fedayeen and other terrorist attacks. Operation Cast Lead added 1100- 1400 more in responding to 10,000 rocket and mortar attacks and there have been a few killed since then by the IAF responding to more rocket and mortar attacks or by the IDF in responding to attacks on Israeli civilians and the IDF.

In the same period, Arabs and Muslims killed several million other Arabs and Muslims. You can find the details in Ben Dror Yemeni, "Genocide, Genocide" It has been translated into English.


Scroll down to "The Blood Price of the Muslims.


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