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Submitted by taweezy (United Kingdom), Sep 12, 2006 at 21:27

the word Jihad means struggle(opression mainly) when a race is opressed the people have the right to fight. In the days of the Prophet Muhammad(PBUH) the religion was constantly under attack and the attackers were the infidels, not all non muslims in general. The Prophet(PBUH) also sought help from a Christian king who was impressed by the knowledge he had regarding Jesus Christ(PBUH). War can only be waged when a person threatens another person's existence according to Islam.

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