What you do not know about Islam and Jihad [Audio]

Accuracy in Media did an interview with Jihad Watch Director Robert Spencer. Mr. Spencer is a subject matter expert on the scripture and teachings of Islam. In this interview, Spencer speaks about theIslam as the religion of peace. There is no mistaking what the Quran teaches. Did you also know that not all Islamist have to wage Jihad against infidels? There is an interesting reason why. What about lying? If it is to an infidel, it is totally permitted. Not even a contract has to be honored. How do you negotiate with that?

As Written By Alex Nitzberg for Accuracy in Media:

Jihad Watch Director Robert Spencer rejects the notion that “Islam is a religion of peace,” and asserts that to confront terrorism people must understand that the terrorists’ ideology derives from Islamic “texts and teachings.”

“And it is not racism or bigotry or hatred to note that jihadis are using the texts and teachings of Islam to justify violence and hatred and supremacism,” Spencer explained during an interview on “The Alex Nitzberg Show.” “And it’s not indicting all Muslims. If Muslims are not doing that then great, more power to ‘em. But those who are we need to deal with realistically.”

While Spencer does not contend that all Muslims advocate terrorism, he asserts that Islamic doctrine itself calls for terrorism and that “Anybody who has read the Quran—and more importantly, anybody who’s read the Quran and understands and has also read how it is interpreted by mainstream Islamic authorities—nobody in that position could believe that Islam is a religion of peace.”

He explains that “…Islamic teaching in the Quran, in the traditions of Muhammad and in Islamic law, all mandate warfare against unbelievers and any informed Muslim who is honest will acknowledge that.”

However, Spencer notes that not every individual Islamic adherent is required by Islamic teaching to commit terrorist acts: “…you can perfectly well be a peaceful Muslim and be very devout and not be acting upon the jihad verses because jihad is a collective obligation on the Islamic community and if some  …….


Jihad Watch Director Robert Spencer on Islam, the Media, Universities and Free Speech

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