Jihadism.




 
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Jihadism.
 
January 28th, 2008  
Del Boy
 

Topic: Jihadism.


Jihadism.
A clear and specific definition of the current terrorist threat to the western world has now been established .

It is not 'Islam,' it is not 'Islamist' it is not 'militant Islam', it is not even 'Islamism'.

The ideology is quite recognisably Jihadism, as established by the Mahdi of Sudan around 1882-6. Osama bin Laden is his political re-incarnation, as living inspiration. These are the creators of the genocidal and disregard of life policies we have seen displayed.

At least we know precisely who we are dealing with.
January 28th, 2008  
Infern0
 
shows a lack of understanding about what a "jihad" is


jihadism isn't the threat, it's not even confined to islam, it's ignorant, uneducated, perversions of faith....purely used to create walking bombs, fill someones pockets or build momentum for a political cause.

it's disgusting and a threat to all, everywhere
January 28th, 2008  
Team Infidel
 
 
all used under the flag of religion
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Jihadism.
January 28th, 2008  
DTop
 
 
That's true, in the context of today's terrorist threat to the west, terrorism cannot be separated from religion.
Quote:
Jihad (Arabic: جهاد‎ IPA: [ ʤi'haːd]), meaning "to strive" or "to struggle", in Arabic, is an Islamic term and considered a duty by Muslims. The term "Jihad" used without any qualifiers is generally understood to be referring to war on behalf of Islam.[1] In broader usage and interpretation, the term has accrued both violent and non-violent meanings. It can imply striving to live a moral and virtuous life, spreading and defending Islam as well as fighting injustice and oppression, among other things.[2] The relative importance of these two forms of jihad is a matter of controversy. The term appears frequently in the Qur'an and common usage as the idiomatic expression "striving in the way of God (al-jihad fi sabil Allah)".[3][4] A person engaged in jihad is called a mujahid, the plural is mujahideen.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jihad
January 28th, 2008  
Team Infidel
 
 
so much for the separation of church and state.... i guess it is not in their context. ever...
January 28th, 2008  
justin1552
 
 
Guees not.
January 28th, 2008  
Del Boy
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Infern0
shows a lack of understanding about what a "jihad" is


jihadism isn't the threat, it's not even confined to islam, it's ignorant, uneducated, perversions of faith....purely used to create walking bombs, fill someones pockets or build momentum for a political cause.

it's disgusting and a threat to all, everywhere


What shows a lack of understanding about Jihad? They certaunly do NOT mean struggle within oneself in this context.

In this case, the 'threat' is with us , to the safety of us all. This is actual and was created as a modern ideology by the Mahdi, and it presents to the world a very great danger if it is not recognised that we are in fact, involved in a war. All else that you say is correct, but it cannot, in this realm, be disconnected from Islam, although it is not Islam itself, but, as you say, a severe perversion, in search of the power and imperial ambitions of yesteryear.. Believe them, they are at war with us.

I did make the effort to divide this Jihadism from Islam in the wider sense, in my post, although it is specific call to muslims universally.
January 28th, 2008  
major liability
 
 
Of course some of our enemies are simply Arabs who want the foreign invaders (that's us) out. They're not all crazies.

Also, I remember seeing a study showing that 70% of suicide bombers are college graduates. So they know what they're dying for.

Jihadism is a nasty threat. No idea what could be done about it, though.
January 28th, 2008  
Team Infidel
 
 
a lot of recruited individuals are uneducated and get a "translation" of the Koran that manipulates them into joining a holy war, when i reality, they join organized crime masquerated as jihad
January 29th, 2008  
Del Boy
 
One of the big problems re. this Jihad which is already upon us is the question of home- growns. It seems to carry a great attraction to young Muslim males, and the call to arms is worldwide. It always was but now the inter-net comes into play.

Apparently the most important one in this respect comes out of California to the world. They do mean business, so we have to be on our toes and not be caught sleeping.