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Comment Re:You are clueless if you claim such a thing (Score 1) 1131

You really think that Al Queda is motivated by religion more than politics? You might want to look at Middle Eastern history since the formation of the Ottoman Empire and focus on the role of Islam over that period (up until today). AFAIK, I've never even heard that Al Queda wants to impose a caliphate world order, and if they've ever said that I have a hard time believing they are actually working towards that.

Comment Re:For being the opposite of Bush (Score 1) 1721

>And instead of just saying "congratulations" and moving on, they have to keep gripping about how undeserved it is. Trying to tear down the award because it makes them look bad.

You're joking, right? People are still just waking up to this news, it literally just happened, and this is the first wave of reactions.

Try again in a few months.

Comment Re:For being the opposite of Bush (Score 1) 1721

He didn't say 'majority of Muslim believers', he said 'Muslim religious authorities'. They aren't the same thing. It's more like Popes and Bishops than Protestantism, where every congregation is unique, even if Islam isn't very structured (like Catholicism is) at the moment.

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