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Submitted by Ram (Canada), Jan 5, 2011 at 23:39

You cannot separate Islam from the nation of Islam. Islam is primarily a political ideology. Muslims are the only religious group which refers itself as Ummah. Ummah means that the world wide community of Muslims in every country are one nation. That's the reason, Muslims in all countries react collectively when an infidel kills a single Muslim.

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