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Opinion: Without Pakistan, Islam would be in real trouble

Opinion: Without Pakistan, Islam would be in real trouble

By Wed, Mar 07, 2012 10:25AM UTC Comments Off Opinion: Without Pakistan, Islam would be in real trouble

“Thank God for Pakistan,” God probably says to himself. Without Pakistan, after all, who on this planet would defend Islam as earnestly as we do? Exhibit A is the Tahaffuz Namoos-e-Risalat Mahaz protesting the presence of women running in a marathon organized by the Punjab government. Why? I’ll let them explain it: What sort of...

WikiLeaks: Lee Kuan Yew calls Islam a ‘venomous religion’

By Tue, Sep 06, 2011 12:25AM UTC 1 Comment WikiLeaks: Lee Kuan Yew calls Islam a ‘venomous religion’

Singapore’s ex-Prime Minister and founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has called Islam a “venomous religion,” according to a recently released Wikileaks cable. From WikiLeaks website: Asked by Rep. Rangel how organized terrorists were internationally, MM Lee responded that orthodox Islam was a powerful force capable of recruiting volunteers for terrorist groups. He noted Singapore's experience...