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Obama’s Head-in-the-Sand Speech About Terror

In the 6400 words used by Obama, Islam only constitutes three of them.
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In fact, though, in the sense that they speak of it, the United States is at war with Islam, the revolutionary sort of Islam of course. To help any country resist radical political Islam is, in their eyes, opposition to proper Islam. Perhaps this is why the Obama Administration seeks to help turn other countries toward Islamist regimes.

Of course, the United States is not at war with Muslims, but also not only al-Qaeda but Hamas, Hizballah, the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafists, the Taliban and dozens of other groups, ideologues, and militants know that America is their enemy. No matter what Obama does he will not persuade them and their millions of supporters that the United States is their ally. Even though Obama has often actually made America their ally.

It would be like helping Communism in the Cold War to take over countries in order to show that America is not at war with the Russian people, or to do the same with Nazism to show that America is not at war with the German people, or to help Gamal Abdel Nasser or Saddam Hussein to take over the Middle East to prove America is not at war with the Arab or Muslim people.

A more accurate picture is offered by a Saudi writer in al-Sharq al-Awsat:

The most acute [aspect of] the problem is that Obama is laying down the systematic groundwork for the development of extremism and sectarian violence that will make us miss the al Qaeda of George W. Bush’s era, while deluding himself that he eliminated al Qaeda when he killed Osama bin Laden!

Originally published at Rubin Reports.

About the Author: Professor Barry Rubin is director of the Global Research in International Affairs (GLORIA) Center and editor of the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA) Journal. See the GLORIA/MERIA site at www.gloria-center.org.


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6 Responses to “Obama’s Head-in-the-Sand Speech About Terror”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Rising anti-Semitism in Europe is fueled by three main sources: the extreme right, largely boosted by concerns about the economic crisis and growing migration; the extreme left, which refuses to accept Israel’s right to exist; and those Muslims who espouse hatred for Jews and Israel. Apropos, a recent study in Belgium found that nearly half of Muslim teenage students held anti-Semitic views. RABBI DR. BERNHARD ROSENBERG

  2. Anonymous says:

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  3. Anonymous says:

    FY.I RABBI DR. BERNHARD ROSENBERG

    We hang petty thieves and appoint the bigger thieves to public office.
    ~Aesop, Greek slave & fable author.
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    Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
    ~Plato, ancient Greek Philosopher.
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    Politicians are the same all over the world, they promise to build a bridge even where there is no river.
    ~Nikita Khrushchev, Russian Soviet politician.
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    When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it.
    ~Quoted in 'Clarence Darrow for the Defense' by Irving Stone.
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    Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. ~John Quinton, American actor/writer.

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    Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.

    ~Oscar Ameringer, "the Mark Twain of American Socialism."

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    I offered my opponents a deal: "if they stop telling lies about me, I will stop telling the truth about them".

    ~Adlai Stevenson, campaign speech, 1952..

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    A politician is a fellow who will lay down your life for his country.

    ~Texas Guinan. 19th century American businessman.

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    I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.

    ~Charles de Gaulle, French general & politician.

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    Instead of giving a politician the keys to the city, it might be better to change the locks.

    ~Doug Larson (English middle-distance runner who won gold medals at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, 1902-1981.

  4. Laden's death made to a degree Al-Quada change it's direction and it's operations a small amount but did nothing to change their objectives.

  5. Bob Klahn says:

    Please tell us about Saudi Arabia's place in all this.

  6. Bob Klahn says:

    Please tell us about Saudi Arabia's place in all this.

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