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Reader comment on item: [Pew Poll on] How Muslims Think

Submitted by Brunton Stephenson (Canada), Jun 27, 2006 at 09:48

I think you need to clarify the following: "All the Muslim populations polled display a solid majority of support for Osama bin Laden. Asked whether they have confidence in him, Muslims replied positively, ranging between 8% (in Turkey) and 72% (in Nigeria)." To me, that sounds like you are saying 8% in Turkey equals a solid majority in support of bin Laden in Turkey. This could be used to discredit the results...

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Daniel Pipes replies:

You are correct. What should have read "All the Muslim populations polled display substantial support for Osama bin Laden," got changed in the course of my editing it.

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