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Brennan's Lessons on Jihad
by Nonie Darwish
Just recently, John Brennan, Deputy National Security Advisor, announced that we may no longer describe our enemy as 'Jihadists' or 'Islamists' because Jihad is a holy struggle, a legitimate tenet of Islam.
I have news for Mr. Brennan: it is not Americans who invented the word "Jihad"; it is Muslims who have used that word for 1400 years. Brennan is right in that Jihad is a major tenet of Islam, but he is wrong in calling it legitimate because it is a declaration of war and violence against non-Muslim individuals, governments and nations.
The Obama administration refuses to understand that the doctrine of Jihad challenges the sovereignty of any non-Muslim country and denies it exercising its right to remain non-Muslim. But after standing against the Arizona law, the current administration seems to care little about protecting the sovereignty of the United States.
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