From their point of view, it must be so. After all, since the world is divided between good and evil — (real) Muslims representative of the former, infidels the latter — who, according to the sharia they are fighting so hard to implement, are ordained to battle perpetually, obviously infidel sponsored “polio vaccinations” must be part of the plot to defeat the Muslims. In other words, projecting their own innate animosity on non-Muslims, they cannot conceive a simply altruistic gesture from the latter. “More on this story.
“Taliban opposes polio vaccinations,” from UPI, March 27:
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, March 27 (UPI) — Taliban militants in northern Pakistan are preventing 300,000 children from being vaccinated against polio, the World Health Organization says.
Extremist clerics are telling parents that polio vaccinations cause infertility and are part of a U.S.-sponsored anti-Muslim plot, The Daily Telegraph of London reported Friday.
Dr. Nima Abid, polio team leader in Pakistan, says it is urgent that the children receive vaccinations immediately…