New Jersey Department of Homeland In-Security

[New York Post] Steven Emerson and Stephen M. Flatow - The New Jersey Department of Homeland Security held a counterterrorism conference last month. Recommendation No. 5 from the final post-conference report claimed that we should avoid the use of the terms "Islam" or "Muslim" when discussing the current threat: "Because militant Islamist recruiters try to convince followers that Islam is under attack, we must be careful not to inadvertently feed that idea through the language we use." Yet burying our head in the sand or refusing to name our enemies are no longer viable options. Al-Qaeda, Hizbullah, and Hamas justify the use of suicide bombers as a divine, religious rite. Americans have a right to know and discuss the belief system driving Islamic terrorists.

2007-11-14 01:00:00

Full Article


Visit the Daily Alert Archive