And it’s working like a charm as Qur’an-burning protests continue. “Obama envoy claims Islam is answer to violence,” from WorldNetDaily, April 3:
A month before swarms of violent Afghans beheaded United Nations workers in the name of Islam, President Obama’s top envoy to the Muslim world promoted Islam in a visit to Afghanistan, arguing it was one of the “strongest tools” against such violence.
In February, Rashad Hussain, U.S. special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, gave a talk in the Afghan capital of Kabul in which he called on locals to recommit themselves to their religion:
“I am of the opinion that one of the strongest tools that you can use to counter radicalization and violent extremism is Islam itself, because Islam rejects violent extremism,” Hussain told the gathering of Afghans, according to a transcript obtained by WND from the U.S. Embassy in Kabul.
He also said the Muslim faith is central to the administration’s strategy to turn Muslims from jihadi violence:
“We see that as one of the key elements of a strategy to address this type of violence,” added Hussain, a former White House aide appointed last year to represent the U.S. to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, a 57-nation Muslim bloc, which includes Afghanistan and other terror hotspots….