Dissimulation Exposed

Friday, April 21, 2006

'Lawful' Islamism

Daniel Pipes, an expert on political Islam, announces Islamist Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum. The mission of Islamist Watch is to:
Islamist Watch combats the ideas and institutions of nonviolent, radical Islam in the United States and other Western countries. It exposes the far-reaching goals of Islamists, works to reduce their power, and seeks to strengthen moderate Muslims.

He provides some examples of non-violent Islamist activism:
In the long-term, this 'lawful' approach to Islamism, combined with the explosive demographics of Islam, poses a potentially far more serious threat to the West than its violent counterparts.