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Islamist term doesn't meet 6th grade level reader test

Reader comment on item: "At War with Islamic Fascists"

Submitted by Brian Luedke (United States), Aug 16, 2006 at 15:47

The problem with the term "Islamist" is that it may be confused with "Muslim" by uneducated people. Thus, politicians are afraid to use it in view of political correctness. Maybe we should content ourselves with "Islamofascist" and not fuss too much about the etymology.


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