Once again the jihadists make their appeal on the basis of Islamic purity — while Islamic advocacy groups in America insist that anyone who points that out is a “bigot,” although they never get around to explaining exactly how they refute this claim of Islamic authenticity.
“Kidnapped boys ‘brainwashed’ to die as suicide bombers,” by Stan Grant for CNN, August 4 (thanks to Stday):
SWAT VALLEY, Pakistan (CNN) — The boys shuffle into the room in a remote army base high in the mountains of Pakistan’s Swat Valley. They are disheveled, disoriented.
There are no smiles, their eyes stare at the floor. These are the lost souls of Pakistan’s battle with the Taliban….
“The first day they beat us and then made us exercise,” one boy said. “They made us run and told us you will wage jihad.”
They said the Taliban especially poisoned their minds against the Pakistan army.
“They just told us that they (army) are against Islam, are against the Quran. They said wage jihad against them; we are waging jihad for the Quran,” said another boy….
I ask one boy, would he kill for God? He replied: “Yes.”…