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Correction: In MEMRI video (link included), Saudi Minister was NOT advocating cutting off the tongues of "moderates."

Reader comment on item: How to End Terrorism:
in response to reader comment: Pretty good, but let's add some details.

Submitted by MelM (United States), Dec 9, 2006 at 19:27


In my comment I wrote: .."I saw a recent MEMRI video of a bigshot in Saudi Arabia threatening to "cut out the tongues" of Westernizing intellectuals."

After looking at the video again, he (the Saudi Interior Minister) was accusing Bin Laden of being an "agent of foreign intelligence agencies". I don't think this speech was about Islamic moderates. I think I got confused because he was ranting against those "...who try to distort Islam with their claims of reform and their corrupt progress...These people have been tempted by the West, and have been employed in its service. We are familiar with their relations with foreign elements..." I believe he was talking about "cutting off the tongues" of Bin Laden's followers.

Anyway, here's the link to the MEMRI video: Cut off their tongues.


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