I'm on the same page w/ djarums.
My point was to show how dignifying gangsters as "insurgents" and "insurrectionists" is like giving someone a seat at the UN because they have
successfully robbed a liquor store in queens.
I think the whole Geneva concept is a waste of time when what is really going on is that the WHOLE of western civilization is under assault.
I lived over there, and was in Lebanon and Israel when the intafedah began in the summer of 1987.
I spent a lot of time among muslims, and have good friends who are. When I have quoted from the Quran on this site, it is from a gorgeous edition
given me by a person I consider to be a spiritual peer and sibling, a sufi scholar from Iraq.
I have to say that based on my own reading of the Quran and Hadith, I see that there is no place for Western civilization in the Islamic worldview; no
room for 'peaceful co-existence.'
The idea of all islam as "dar-et-salaam" means that there is no place for democratic elections for muslims. The peoples' voice is irrelevant
compared to the mandate of heaven. Juries are a slap in the face at centuries of the Ulama interpreting the Hadith. Justice doesn't come from 12
peers, but from correct interpretation of the traditions given by the Prophet.
The arabic term for non-muslim nations is "dar-et-harb" literally, "The land of war."
If you followed the recent clerics' conference in England, you will notice that several speakers reinforced the concept of Jihad into Europe,
referring to it as 'reconquest,' particularly of Spain.
As far as Israel goes, the "eradication of their crusader state within the bosom of Dar-et-salaam" is only an intermediate goal, a waypoint on the
road to destroying the "Great Satan." Not Israel, Not Rome. America.
The only acceptable compromise with the west is a temporary, half-way respite on the road to total victory. Peace will only come when there is no one
alive who does not acknowledge the supremacy of Islam.
Until westerners begin to accept this obvious truth for themselves, they will never be able to withstand the onslought of an implaccable and