Actually the U.S. currently seems quite open to accepting that power, provided that al-Qaeda cease operations. In other ways the U.S. has not opposed the “power of the Islamic world” — look at the Sharia Constitutions established under U.S. supervision in Iraq and Afghanistan. “‘US averse to accepting Islam’s power,'” from PressTV, October 2:
Iran’s Majlis (parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani says the United States does not want to accept the power of the Muslim world in resolving regional and international issues.
“The US is averse to accepting the potential power of the Islamic world in resolving different regional and international crises,” Larijani said at a Saturday meeting with his Qatari counterpart Muhammad bin Mubarak al-Khalifi on the sidelines of the 5th International Conference on Palestinian Intifada in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
The senior Iranian legislator hailed the wide participation of political and parliamentary officials from different Muslim and non-Muslim countries in the conference as the sign of the importance of the issue of Palestine, IRNA reported.
The two-day 5th International Conference on Palestinian Intifada, which opened in Tehran on Saturday, focuses on the restoration of Palestinians’ rights, including their right to return to their land, determine their fate as well as the liberation of the territories occupied by Israel.
The conference indicates the resolve of the Islamic Ummah to restore the rights of the Palestinian nation and to put an end to the decades-long oppression by Israel, Larijani pointed out….