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Where are all the Anti-Islamist Muslims?


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An example of a moderate Muslim movement which the West did not back: A pro-democracy green protest in Iran with Mir-Hussein Mousavi, the candidate who ran against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, June 19, 2009.

An example of a moderate Muslim movement which the West did not back: A pro-democracy green protest in Iran with Mir-Hussein Mousavi, the candidate who ran against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, June 19, 2009.
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Why? Because those radical forces are in power, often with collaboration from Western leftists, intellectuals, academics, and officials. Ask any moderate Muslim or Muslim who is moderate whether the Western mass media show any interest in interviewing him to discuss the battle against the radicals.

And yes we have the right to demand that these communities teach against revolutionary Islamism and terrorism instead of pretending it’s all an Islamist plot.

But ask just not why more moderates don’t exist, ask why you aren’t helping them and acting as their allies in our common battle. After all, their lives are the ones most on the line.

Visit Barry Rubin’s blog Rubin Reports.

Barry Rubin

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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