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Submitted by Larry Jacobson (United States), Feb 25, 2003 at 00:31

I am curious how many Islamic "academics" in this country have earned advanced degrees in areas other than "Islamic Studies".

I'd bet the stacked hierachy of fellow-minded Islamic Study department heads play a strong role in lining their students' pockets with a quick and dirty sheepskin. I would imagine it rather easy for these "scholars" to publish a book on the impact of Islamic society in the 20th century and in return find a bona fide PhD in their letterbox.

My best guess is that just about all these madrassa-affiliated academics are as phony as three dollar bills. I know, they're just on their own personal quest; their own jihad of self-revelation. Sure.

There is little doubt that the growth of Islamic Study programs (pre 9/11) is a result of diversity and Affirmative Action policies. I guess liberals have themselves to thank.

But perhaps we can leverage IRS tax laws and close down those mosques and madrassas who serve as anti-American, anti-Western, anti-Christian & anti-Jewish breeding grounds (see post below by Arlinda Deangelis' "Deterrent to Terror").

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