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Submitted by Howard E. Cook (United States), Jun 30, 2005 at 04:27

If Jihad means war to extend the territory governed by Islam, as competent scholars tell us it does, then in our global age Jihad necessarily becomes global. How can we, then, accept a description that characterizes it as merely "current"? As in "the supremacism, extremism, and violence of the current Islamist phase."
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