There it is. And there it has always been. And you see how many Muslims of the 1.2 billion stand up and shout "Not in our name" "no shariah!" "No Jihad". But this "Islam all over the world is the recurring theme in all of hostilities".
The bottom line is, it's their religion. What is it going to take for us to believe them?
Dr Andrew Bostom writes, "And establishing global Sharia is a VERY popular view within the Muslim "umma" as I have discussed earlier: Overwhelming Muslim majorities i.e., better than two-thirds (see the weighted average calculated here) of a well-conducted survey of the world’s most significant, and populous Arab and non-Arab Muslim countries, want these hideous, immoderate outcomes: “strict application” of Shari’a, Islamic Law, and a global Caliphate. Specifically, the World Public Opinion.org/ University of Maryland poll (released February 25, 2009) indicated the following about our erstwhile Muslim ally nations of Egypt and Pakistan: 81% of the Muslims of “moderate” Egypt, the largest Arab Muslim nation, desire a “strict” application of Shari’a, Islamic Law; 76% of the Pakistan’s Muslims—one of the most important, and sizable non-Arab Muslim populations—want this outcome. Furthermore, 70% of Egyptian Muslims and 69% of Pakistani Muslims desire the re-creation of a “…single Islamic state or Caliphate.”
A few days ago Al Qaeda and Taliban propaganda sites began airing an interview with Taliban leader Mulla Nazeer Ahmad. Jihad Watch reader Jennifer has transcribed parts of it and kindly sent in the transcript of this almost hour-long interview. There is also an 'official' transcript available on some Al Qaeda websites.
Jennifer comments: "This video makes their intentions pretty clear. I don't think Ahmad falls into that 'moderate' Taliban the State Department seems to be looking for."
As Sahab’s interview with Mulla Nazeer Ahmad, Emir of the Taliban Muhajideen
And fight them until persecution is no more
We shall never put down our weapons, and religion is all for Allah [cf. Qur'an 2:193]
We shall never put down our weapons until this mischief ends and the rule of Shariah is established in Pakistan
All praise is to Allah, the mujahideen have now joined forces, Gui Bahadur, Baitullah and we all have become one
Do not trust the Pakistani government, all the tumult and mischief that has been stirred up in our land and the hostility and hatred that has been inflamed between us it is the evil work of this government
We are not afraid of war, war has raised the spirits of the mujahideen their numbers have multiplied and they are gaining success after success of the entire tribal belt
First we rose in Wana only, then in Miranshah our mujahideen have reached till Swat Valley
And if they coerce us or launch a military operation then these mujahideen will be on their way to Islamabad
This intro is followed by a brief bio of Mulla Nazeer Ahmad.
In the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful, we praise Allah and send our salutations to his noble Messenger, as to what follows I seek Allah’s refuge from the accursed Satan and begin in the name of Allah.
‘Oh you who believe take not the Jews and the Christians for your friends and protectors, they are but friends and protectors amongst each other and he amongst you who turns to them (for friendship) is of them. Verily Allah guides not a people unjust’ Al Maida: 51 [Qur'an 5:51]
The Soviets entered Afghanistan with great awe and terror they had intended to enter Pakistan at that time too, jihad erupted from these tribal areas