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Saladin smiles upon his friend Bush

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Submitted by Sword of Islam & The Babies of Beslan (United Kingdom), Jun 2, 2006 at 18:27

Submitted by Harrak, Jun 1, 2006 at 19:20

For this reason, the Kurdish Muslim hero Saladin gained respect even from his enemies.

- Indeed. It is sad that the modern jihadist does not use the non-Arab Saladin as a role model. This is presumably because of the European origins of the Kurds but also goes some way to explaining why he was so much greater that other historical Muslims.

He has always enjoyed tremendous respect amongst the Infidels for his bravery and incredible courtesy. It is sadder still, that his brother Kurds have faced such terrible persecution from the rest of the Muslim world (presumably because of their racial origins?) and must rely upon the Crusaders to protect them from the savagery of Iraqi despots.

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