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Terrorists' goal of a caliphate receiving attention in high places

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Submitted by Mark James (United States), Dec 16, 2005 at 23:59

Multiculturalists are poo-pooing the idea that the terrorists' main goal is to establish a caliphate because this strays from their script that terrorists are created by conditions of poverty and by living under repressive governments, even though plenty of terrorists have been created in the West where those conditions do not apply exactly.

The liberals, whose livelihood often depends to some extent on Muslims petro-dollars (e.g., Saudi endowment funds, largess, political contributions, employment), also want to maintain that Islam is a religion of peace(tm) because that's what their bosses back in Riyadh pay them to say, but the idea of caliphate mitigates against that notion.
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