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The Islamic Winter Blows into Jerusalem

Democracy does not have to allow jihad to be waged against it, even if this jihad uses means that appear to be legal.
Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani in Gaza.

Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani in Gaza.
Photo Credit: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash 90

Originally published at Middle East and Terrorism. Translated from Hebrew by Sally Zahav. The article has been slightly edited.

About the Author: Dr. Mordechai Kedar (Ph.D. Bar-Ilan U.) Served for 25 years in IDF Military Intelligence specializing in Arab political discourse, Arab mass media, Islamic groups and the Syrian domestic arena. A lecturer in Arabic at Bar-Ilan U., he is also an expert on Israeli Arabs.


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2 Responses to “The Islamic Winter Blows into Jerusalem”

  1. Yechiel Baum says:

    SOMEONE SHOULD POINT OUT TO qATAR THAT THE ARABS LIVING IN ISRAEL HAS A HIGHER STANDARD OF LIVING, AND LONGER HEALTHY LIFE THAN THOSE LIVING IN OTHER MOSLEM COUNTRIES. IS HE SO AFRAID TO FLY TO SYRIA TO STOP THE DEATH AND DESTRUCTION BUT WOULD TRAVEL WHERE THE WEATHER IS NICE AND NO MILIARTY ACTIUON OR DEATH?
    NO WONDER WHY HE HAD TO BUY AL GORE SINCE HE IS A COWARD TO DO THE RIGHT THING AND AFRIAD HIS PEOPLE WILL OUST HIM FOR BEING THE COWARD THAT HE IS.

  2. Yechiel Baum says:

    WHY HE DOES NOT GIVE FREE AIRLINE TICKETS ON QATAR AIRLINES TO THE BROTHERHOOD AND TERRORISTS TO COME TO HIS COUNTRY – EVEN AS TOURISTS? WOULD THEY LEAVE AND DECIDE IT IS PALESTINE AND PART OF GREATER EGYPT/SYRIA/SUDAN UNION? SINCE HE OWNS THE AIRLINE, HE COULD DO IT ON HIS 380 AIRBUS TO ACCOMODATE ALL THOSE PEOPLE.

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