WAR ON TERROR: A MISNOMER

“Islam isn’t in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become dominant. TheQuran should be the highest authority in America.”

— Omar M. Ahmad, founder of CAIR (Council On American-Islamic Relations)

There is no such thing as a “War on Terror.”

Promulgated by media, journalists or politicians, this worn-out cliche` has been used so many thousands of times in the last six years that Americans are inured by utter repetition. As intelligent Americans, we fail to question what is being omitted.

Terror is a method. Terror is an emotion. We can’t be at war against a method and an emotion.

We will never win any war until we are prepared to identify the enemy. We don’t do that. Neither does the media, or the government.

That works very good — for our enemy. That’s the way they want it. We play right into their hands helping our enemies perpetuate the propaganda machine that points the fingers of blame in every direction but the right direction for fear of being politically incorrect. We are at war against a cliche`.

On September 11, 2001, our nation was invaded by a foreign enemy who was willing to die for the joy of killing us. It was the first time in nearly two hundred years that our mainland was under attack, killing three thousand of our citizens. It was clearly a declaration of war. In 1941, we identified the Japanese Imperialists as our enemy. We identified Nazi Germany as our enemy. In southeast Asia, North Viet Nam . There was no ambiguity — then.

In 2001, we were not attacked by “Terror.” We were attacked by radical Islamists who represent a powerful and well financed enemy that is duty bound to convert our beloved country

into an Islamic republic by the end of the century. And while our armies fight in foreign lands, our enemies are rooting in within the borders of America to not only perpetuate acts of terror, but to infiltrate our educational facilities, our government institutions, our neighborhoods, our prisons and our infrastructure in general. “Terror” is but one means by which they aim to carry out jihad.

In doing this, the enemy makes good use of the First Amendment as a tool for carrying out their goals, exploiting the freedoms of speech and religion which will cease to exist if and when they have their way. And when that ever happens, all the progress made by women in America will take an about face. Jews, Christians and infidels in general will be relegated to dhimmitude status, or killed, and the constitution will be become a mere blip in a history book somewhere.

In truth, radical Islam is a fascist ideology that masquerades as a religion to suit their purpose. While they exploit religious freedoms, they proliferate Wahhabi financed mosques and other radical Islamic centers which serve as a Trojan Horse, surreptitiously plotting the demise of America. Bear in mind, in nations where radical Islam rules, there is no freedom of religion. There won’t be here, either.

One only has to examine the enormous inroads they have made here in the last twenty years. We can only imagine what the next twenty will hold.

This enemy is the same radical Islam that bombed the World Trade Center in 1993. They are the same who murdered seventeen of our soldiers aboard the U.S.S. Cole in 2000, and who bombed our Kenya and Tanzania embassies in 1997 killing 223 people, who bombed our Marine barracks in Lebanon in 1983 killing 241 servicemen, who murdered 191 people in Madrid in 1994, and another 52 in London in 1995. Bali, Sudan, Algiers, Somalia, Chechnya, the carnage goes on. They are the same radical Islamics that partnered with Hitler in WW II to eradicate the world of Jewish people, long before Israel existed. They are the same who were commanded by Muhammad to spread Islam throughout the world.

It’s time for America to declare our true enemy. The free world is not at war against terror. We are at war against Radical Islam. The sooner our government owns up to that realism, the sooner we will begin to make inroads.

Yes, the majority of Muslims throughout the world are peace loving people who do not subscribe to these tenets. Even if the radicals — and their supporters — represent one-tenth of the world of Islam, we face a formidable enemy of at least 150 million people, with nuclear materials at their doorstep and an unlimited ocean of oil money belching from the mid-east.

Nazism in the 1930’s was a mere pimple compared to the foe we will be facing down the road. At least we could see them.

In 1932, they called people like me, and like CNN’s Glen Beck, authors Brigitte Gabriel and Paul Sperry, mid-east scholar Daniel Pipes and others, “fear mongers.” Those fear mongers were dismissed, but they were right. Adopting the pacifist approach, Europe turned a blind eye until they reached the slippery slope. By then, it was too late. The momentum was in full force. And 50 million people went to their graves.

Michele Malkin called political correctness, “The handmaiden for terror.” More correctly, it is the handmaiden for radical Islam, here and abroad.

In researching my book, “Militant Islam In America,” I was shocked to learn the scope of our enemy’s resources, their wicked goals, their vast organization, strategies and sheer numbers that are destined to grow. The government knows about this, so does the media. But very few are telling you. The focus of our government is ten thousand miles on the other side of the world as the Trojan Horse grows more ominous every day.

Radical Islamists are organized in more than seventy nations world wide, including many in Europe. And they are here.

The Los Angeles Police Department recently formed a plan to map Muslim neighborhoods in order to identify and monitor the actions of radicals among them. That’s what good police agencies do, pinpoint locations of potential criminals and track them.

When extremist Muslim organizations, such as CAIR, protested, local politicos caved in to the hue and cry. Intimidation continues to succeed and political correctness continues to offer sanctuary to our enemy.

This is but one of hundreds of examples, too many to list, in which America is succumbing to and inevitable horror which our children, and their children will be left to deal with.

This coming election, I will cast my vote for whatever candidate who is not afraid to clearly identify the enemy. For if the enemy ever has their way, all the other issues in debate won’t matter any more.

Come to think of it…when was the last time someone like Wolf Blitzer asked the question:

“As president, what will you do to stem the rising tide of radical Islam inside the United States?” It’s probably the most important question regarding the future of America, but it’s never asked.

I’m not holding my breath.

15 Responses to WAR ON TERROR: A MISNOMER

  1. Grace Urrows November 18, 2007 at 9:48 pm #

    The phrase”War on terror” was started by George Bush who can ‘t speak English. A Yale and Harvard graduate who doesn’t know we are fighting “terrorism.” I don’t think the Jihadists are as organized as you do, Marshall, but I do worry that in the US as elsewhere Muslims are clans. I don’t see them assimilating but rather trying to porosletize. The only American women who will cover their heads and give up their freedoms are those already happy to join cults in exchange for an oppotortunity to “belong. I have more confidence that women would fight getting swept up than men. We’ve been fighting for our identify for a long,long time.”Eternal liberty is the price of freedom” is true now as when first declared in 17something. Our freedoms are less threatened by Muslims right now, as they are by American neocons, including the guy who keeps saying” we are waging a war on terror.” Grace Urrows

  2. Pat Wilson November 19, 2007 at 2:30 am #

    Your quote of Omar M Ahmad echoes what has been said on TV about Osama bin Laden, that seemingly he firmly believes that God wants him to take Islam world-wide (even if it means killing off those who do not agree with him). With pockets of Islam developing in several different areas in the world, they seem to be achieving some success–thank goodness there are a few areas fighting back, so I’ve heard.

    Indeed, our present President is not the greatest “Captain of the Ship”, and he is not capable of original thought, which every President should be. And he owes too many groups who purchased his Presidency for him; too many of his decisions seem to be made for him.

    Something elso to think about,though—the theory of someone whose name sounded as if he was Asian, a philosopher or social scientist, I don’t remember, was being sent around via e-mail recently. His theory was that a democracy will last only about 200 years. It is primarily because of the “Statue of Liberty attitude (come all you who are burdened, etc…”) that everybody coming to our shores believes in our democracy, is honest and wants to work hard to make a better life for himself, obeying laws, etc. Ideally, that is great. But realistically, as long as their are human beings, there will be Hitlers, Osamas, etc., etc. The theorist said that a breakdown will begin, eventually beginning with autocracy, and through other political stages till a Hitler or a bin Laden works his way in and the result is a dictatorship. He gives the United States about 2 years! The frightening thing is, I’m not so sure he is wrong–wake up, George, but wake up America, too! The people have to realize that this IS a war! If we do not want Islam coming to our country, we must, as in any war, give a good President and Congress some space to route out “underground trouble makers” !

  3. CAROL BRINKLEY November 19, 2007 at 2:36 am #

    MARSHALL; YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY CORRECT EVERY TIME OUR PRESIDENT SAYS WE ARE FIGHTING A WAR ON TERROR, I WONDER WHAT THIS TERROR PERSON LOOKS LIKE? DO I SEE HIM EVERY DAY AT CHURCH, AT THE MOVIES, ON TV OR IN THE LIBRARY? WHO AND WHAT IS HE? IT’S HARD TO KNOW WHAT TO DO IN THE NEXT ELECTION, BECAUSE THEY ARE ALL ANSWERING QUESTIONS THAT THEY HAVE BEEN PROMPTED TO DO, BUT NOT THE MOST IMPORTANT ONE. I HOPE THEY READ YOUR “COLUMN”. CAROL BRINKLEY

  4. Bill Bell November 19, 2007 at 5:25 am #

    Marshall,

    If I could add anything to your eloquent message and to the words of the responses you’ve quoted, I would do so. Possibly Blitzer and others don’t raise the question you’ve brought up for fear of reprisal.

    Regards, Bill

  5. Phil Lindsley November 19, 2007 at 6:31 am #

    This country responds slowly to wake-up calls. Remember years ago when the then Director of the FBI said there was no Mafia. Many politicians and law enforcement officials believed him. Later, the FBI bagged a Mafia biggie,turned him, put him before Congress (and the public) and he snitched the five families, named names and related a lot of gory details. Our federal agents will be arresting and prosecuting jihadists (and I don’t mean “The Liberty City Six”) and sooner or later one of them will turn and give us names, money source and their respective network.
    We’re not used to the devious nature of the jihadists in this country but we will get educated. It will be a tremedous challenge for law enforcement. It will take a big budget, linguists, special training, search warrants, court orders and yes, wiretapping. Even law enforcement officers hate that word. Once we start arresting and convicting them for attempting to overthrow our country or espionage etc. I think we’ll come to realize we have a problem. I hope that happens before they outbreed us.

  6. Jack A. Milavic, PhD November 19, 2007 at 12:16 pm #

    Marshall,

    Greetings from the UK. Political correctness and problems associated with islam has severly affected this country. We in the US should look at this wonderful county and learn by their mistakes for they have not learned from ours.

    Jack

  7. George P. Mc Ardle November 19, 2007 at 6:04 pm #

    Hi Marshall:
    Thanks for the updated article, I was concerned about three of our Democratic candidates, Hillary Clinton,Barack OBama, and Joe Biden, not supporting the amendment to make English the official language of our Country, I would like to know why no one asks that question during the debates.
    It never comes up.
    They would not get my vote anyway but this only proves to me that they are not concerned about what is good for our Country, but what can get them elected.
    George P. Mc Ardle

  8. Lesley November 19, 2007 at 6:21 pm #

    Marshall,
    Like you, I am very afraid we are not learning the lessons from history. We focus on appeasement, political correctness,
    turning a blind eye to what the Jihadists are saying and doing right in our midst.
    If we do not learn from history, we really are doomed to repeat it. Lesley

  9. Aimee Fried November 19, 2007 at 7:09 pm #

    Marshall: I’m glad you have written a book on radical Islam. We need as many publications on this subject as possible in order to (try to) maintain an awareness of this ongoing menace to our country as well as our very way of life. I hope you’re familiar with Bridgitte Gabriel and her organization, American Congress for Truth. If not, please look into it online. They are organizing local chapters, and I think you would be a natural leader for a chapter in Western N.C. Sign me up to help out if you do it.

  10. larry lemelbaum November 19, 2007 at 9:36 pm #

    YOU ARE SO CORRECTT IN YOUR VEUE.WHEN WILL OUR CONGRESS WAKE UP

  11. Anonymous November 23, 2007 at 3:47 pm #

    You are unwilling or unable to name the enemy. Since you don’t elect to mention let alone criticize the excessive even illegal behavior of many Federal officers and prosecutors in their zeal to deal with Islamicists I assume you tolerate open season on “the other”.

  12. Lee January 16, 2008 at 8:45 am #

    Hi,
    I am a disabled vet and i read what you all had to say and i agree with everything. Political correctness is a cancer that is going to kill us. Yes bush is being told what he should do and not do by what has been known as the shadow government in our government and it has a lot to do with oil.Yes they will say there is now shadow government but listen and look around you and tell me there isn’t one! I look back at what this country has done to weed out the nazi’s in ww2 and the fight with the mafia. We have lost that drive or is has been put to sleep. WE must get rid of this cancer if muslem radicals that are in fact hiding in this country until the order is given, by whom we can guess. I want to say that i am sorry for my spelling but i, i did say i am disabled. This president has fallen into the hand of radicals, what ones we may never know but yes islam in its state today has no place in this country. The bomb isn’t far away but they would have you believe other wise as usual.

  13. Lucky November 4, 2008 at 1:28 pm #

    Excellent essay and site. I put a link to your compassion essay on my website. Good work.

  14. Figario December 6, 2008 at 7:16 pm #

    Excellent essay and site. I put a link to your compassion essay on my website. Good work.

  15. Objelllove March 31, 2009 at 12:49 am #

    А я считаю, что все это верно и очень точно подмечено! И таких мелочей можно накопать тысячу.