Editorial: A dangerous rift

02/27/2006
Militant Islamic jihadists have two ways to prevail in their war against Western modernism. The long way is to kill or terrorize into submission everyone who disagrees with them. The short way is to open a hostile rift between Islam and the rest of the world. The short way is the strategy with greatest chance for success. Lately it has scored victories.Rifts open because of pressure, often in stages rather than all at once. A Danish newspaper publishes cartoons certain to offend Muslims, and people die in riots. Contracts to manage six US ports migrate through a corporate takeover into the hands of a Dubai company, and Washington, DC, explodes in controversy. Would these eruptions have oc...
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