Stop the Moral Equivalence

(Wall Street Journal) Garry Kasparov - Calling the terrorists "militants" or "radical Islamists" presupposes the existence of moderates willing to confront the radicals. Outside of Turkey, it is very hard to find moderate clerics who will stand up to Islamist terrorists, even though the majority of their victims are Muslim. In Iraq, Muqtada al-Sadr has been murdering his religious opposition and using armed gangs to establish political rule. He appears immune to anything resembling condemnation. In this fight the enemy does not play by our rules, or by any rules at all.

2004-05-20 00:00:00

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