Very good article
Reader comment on: How the Media Whitewashes Muslim Persecution of Christians
Submitted by MTMajor (United States), Apr 14, 2012 16:53
Thank you for this article Mr. Ibrahim. It is highly interesting to read details of the obfuscating of facts by mainstream media (MSM) in regards to the relentless persecution of Christians by radical Muslims. While you address some of the motivations of the MSM, I am still not fully understanding the entirety of their agenda. Why does the media seem to implicitly ignore Muslim violence? Is it political ideology or expediency, simply a generic hatred of Christianity and Judaism, or a basic self-fulfilling need to be relevant? This tacit acceptance seems lacking in any type of logic. Again, this is a great work!
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by Alan M. Dershowitz
by Louis René Beres
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Persuasive promises of immortality -- the desperate hope to live forever -- underlie virtually all major religions.
Washington and Jerusalem should finally address what needs to be done in addition to military remediation -- reinforcing efforts to convince these terrorists that their expected martyrdom is ultimately just an elaborate fiction.
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Iran will doubtless be demanding that any cooperation with the West be compensated for by "concessions" permitting its nuclear weapons program.
Involving Iran in Iraq at this point will merely alienate any Sunni allies whose assistance is much needed to defeat IS.
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