Pat Buchanan asks hard questions of both Western leaders and Muslim leaders about what is acceptable behavior, and just how much they are willing to tolerate the parts of Islam that are incompatible with traditional Western values. He writes at The American Conservative:
On May 22, Salman Abedi, 22, waiting at the entrance of the Arianna Grande pop concert in Manchester, blew himself up, killing almost two dozen people, among them parents waiting to pick up their children.
The murderers were Muslims. The rationale for their crimes lies in the belief that their bloody deeds would inscribe them in a book of martyrs.
In condemning the London Bridge attack, Prime Minister Theresa May said that recent atrocities across England were “bound together by the single evil ideology of Islamist extremism.”
Correct. There is an extremist school of Islam that needs to be purged from the West, even as this school of fanatics is seeking to purge Christianity from the East.
We are at war. And the imams of Islam need to answer the question: “Whose side are you on?”
Clearly, the West is in a civilizational struggle, with the outcome in some doubt.
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