Once again it was Islamic jihadists, misunderstanding their peaceful religion. One wonders how many thousands of such stories are going to come across the transom before the learned analysts and the mainstream media begin to question their assumptions. And the answer is: no number of such stories will be sufficient, because their dogmas (Islam is a Religion of Peace that has been Hijacked by a Tiny Minority of Extremists, “Islamophobia” is a twin “extremism” paralleling “Islamic extremism,” etc.) aren’t based on evidence in the first place. “Blast kills at least 15 in Pakistan mosque,” from Reuters, August 23 (thanks to all who sent this in):
WANA, Pakistan (Reuters) – A blast inside a mosque in Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal region on the Afghan border killed at least 15 people on Monday, Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Taliban insurgents, who have carried out similar bombings, have been keeping a low profile during Pakistan’s flood crisis, which has overwhelmed the government.
“Apparently it was a suicide attack and Maulana Noor Mohammad was the target,” said an intelligence official in Wana, referring to a pro-government cleric….