Increasing respect for the Muslim/Arab world has been a strategic goal of the Obama administration. Even poor Nasa is required to spend money to promote it! No, it is not a joke. If Waleed Abdalati has been selected as NASA’s chief scientist because he is a Muslim, it is quite troubling. The truth is that Jihadist atrocities and attempted atrocities continue to increase world wide disdain for the Muslim world. Just consider this headline Pakistani Religious leaders cheer governor's murder. If that has not been bad enough, Muslims attachment to conspiracy theories make them a laughing stock. Here are a batch of animal centered ones to entertain you:
Even a mainstream establishment outlet such as Foreign Policy could not restrain itself from gothering a list of Mossad's Most Dastardly (Alleged) Plots.
You try to respect a society whose governing elites use such debasing methods to keep control over the populace for do not imagine for a moment that the average village Mohammed is to blame for all this insanity. I cannot and neither can my fellow Americans. Moreover, Barack Obama's efforts to convince us that we should merely plays into the hands of these dastardly elites. For all our sakes, he should stop.
It is heartening to find some Arab voices express similar opinions and join the call for action:
See, Aijaz Zaka Syed Extremism: Inaction is no longer an option Unfortunately, some of those posting comments disagree.
AJAZ AHMED, RIYADH Who is blasphemous?