The real threat to America isn’t so much Islamic terrorism, but the more sophisticated force of Islamism. So says Andrew McCarthy, who prosecuted the “Blind Sheik” and a dozen other jihadists involved in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. In The Grand Jihad, he focuses upon the more pervasive threat of jihad’s non-violent manifestations, which he describes so eloquently as:
…the wolf, that comes, if not quite in sheep’s clothing, as nothing more dangerous than a sheepdog-is the more insidious one. …Very simply the purpose of jihad is not violence for its own sake. It is to pave the way for the imposition of sharia, the Muslim legal code and the necessary precondition for erecting an Islamic state and society. That is a peril we don’t want to deal with. Doing so would require confronting the brute fact that such a state would be antithetical to American democracy.
“The mission of Jihad is to spread Sharia law. That can be done violently, but it needn’t be done violently. Jihad is proceeding on many fronts far more extensive than terrorism.”
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