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Muslim Reactions Not Surprising

Reader comment on item: Cartoons and Islamic Imperialism
in response to reader comment: In shah Allah, World will fall to Islam by 2025

Submitted by Dennis Grimland (United States), Aug 31, 2006 at 19:40

Anyone knowledgeable about the history of Islam shouldn't be surprised by the reactions of rioting & destructive Muslims. ...Study the violent history of Islam. Remember, the Torah is 3,000 to 4,000 years older than the Quran & the Christian Bible is 400 to 500 years older than the visions Muhammed began to have. After being run out of Mecca in 622AD, Muhammed and a few followers began attacking unarmed caravans, causing those captured to "submit" or be killed. Not much of a choice. But it enabled him to build a small army and begin attacking city-states, such a Mecca and Jerusalem.

So in 1095AD the Pope in Rome call for the first Christian crusade, and only after a plea from the Prince of Constantinople, which was under Muslim seige. Gosh, the Christian Crusades were a response to 470 years of Islamic expansionism and wars. It was an effort to "reclaim" formerly Christian and Jewish lands.

So you tell me, who are the "real crusaders"?


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