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July 17, 2010

All These People Behind the Victory Mosque Sure Seem Like Totally Committed To Peade

Strange bedfellows.

So far, then, the Ground Zero Islamic facility rests on a support network linked to the anti-Jewish Mahathir and the Perdana-supported Gaza raiders, some notable servants of the Iranian clerical dictatorship, and an Egyptian property developer associated with the pro-Hamas chief of the Arab League.

But the questionable aspects of the Ground Zero Islamic project do not end there. Feisal Abdul Rauf’s wife, Daisy Khan, executive director of ASMA, has been one of the most assiduous promoters of the lower Manhattan mega-mosque....

Rauf’s wife failed to mention another feature of her background: She is the niece of Dr. Farooq Khan, formerly a leader of the Westbury Mosque on Long Island, which is a center for Islamic radicals and links on its website to the paramilitary Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), the front on American soil for the Pakistani jihadist Jamaat e-Islami.

Jules Crittendon writes:

Politics aside, it’s hard to think that putting up a 15-story Islamic center named after the storied time of Muslim domination of the dhimmi spitting distance from the would-be Caliphate’s greatest hit is going to make a lot of friends or positively influence people, if that is what the goal is. It starts to sound more like a bricks-and-mortar case of the Flying Imams. On that subject, BTW, still waiting for the greater Islamosphere to stop squawking about how it has been victimized and misunderstood in all of this business. If anyone is sincerely interested in fostering better relations with their Christian and Jewish brothers, how about a 15-story Islamic contrition and anti-terrorism center?

And that may sound snarky, but that is precisely how the West displays contrition for group sins. Why can't the Muslims so interested in "peace" and outreach do what we do when we've sinned? Why are they determined once again to make their monument a triumphalist one?


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