The Arab Spring wasn’t hijacked
Steve Barber recommends another article on the West’s self-deception about Islam, this one at National Review Online by Andrew McCarthy, author of The Grand Jihad : how Islam and the Left sabotage America.
In ‘Islam Is Islam, And That’s It’, McCarthy says the Arab Spring was not hijacked. Rather, events have not unfolded in the manner that was manufactured in our own minds and for our own consumption. He writes:
“… we set about remaking Islam in our own progressive image: the noble, fundamentally tolerant Religion of Peace. We miniaturise the elements of the ummah (the notional global Muslim community) that refuse to go along with the program.”
Read the article at National Review Online.