Tuesday, April 23, 2013
AN AMERICAN JIHADIST?
As more information is being released about the background and motivations of the Boston Marathon bombers, following the capture of the younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, widespread discussion of and speculation about the wider implications of their dastardly crime continues.
The young men, we are told, were religiously motivated. We are warned of the possible increase in this type of terrorism. It is frightening to think that any religious faith could blind its adherents to the obvious contradictions implicit in any act of terrorism against a country whose Constitution guarantees the freedom of thinking and of speech, and of religion, that we Americans enjoy. The very concept of an American jihadist is an oxymoron.
But, then, who can expect the mind of a terrorist to be logical? Here's an interesting article you may have missed. Click here.