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Muslim support of terror.

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by El_Guero, Jan 20, 2007.

  1. El_Guero

    El_Guero New Member

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    CNN poll (Chritianne Amanpour's special Saturday night) indicated that 14% of British Muslims supported muslim terror attacks against Britain. The poll indicated that 50% considered terror a natural response.

    This is from memory of the advertisement blurb as they flashed on tv.

    If this is the case in Britain, then what is like here in teh USA?
     
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    El_Guero New Member

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    During the actual show, they indicated that 13% of the muslims in England supported last August's attempted bombing of 10 airliners.

    She interviewed some muslims trying to combat the problems. But, when 1 in 8 support terrorism and 1 in 2 consider terror an acceptable option, can the peace minority make a difference?
     
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    rsr <b> 7,000 posts club</b>
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    A sad percentage, to be sure, but there's no telling what you'll find when you start asking folks what they really believe.

    In 2004, a Cornell University study found that 27 percent of Americans believe that all Muslim Americans should be required to register their whereabouts.

    Back to the Brits - Polls have consistently shown that U.K. Muslims are more anti-western than Muslims on the continent, even though Brits have a more favorable opinion of Muslims than the Europeans do. British muslims also are more anti-Jewish and only 17 percent believe Arabs were involved in 9/11 (compared to 48 percent in France.)
     
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    El_Guero New Member

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    Great post!

    I agree that it is a sad percentage, but I would add that I think it is a scary percentage.

    God bless

    Wayne


     
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