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Submitted by Dajjal (United States), Jun 6, 2015 at 01:35

Islamism denotes a militant determination to impose Islam upon the entire world. In reality, it is a superfluous neologism created to divert attention from the real enemy: Islam.

Compulsory impostion of Islam on a global scale is intrinsic to Islam. Surah Al-Anfal 8.39 commands war against pagans until only Allah is worsiped "altogether and everywhere". See also chapter 3 of "Muquaddimah" and page 10 of Maududdi's "Jihad In Islam".

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