Islam's War of Words

"The United States is losing the battle for hearts and minds in the Islamic world." The message gets repeated so often that one forgets its perversity. Yet there it is: America’s effort to root out terrorists responsible for some 5,000 deaths in New York and Washington and its attacks on those who harbor these terrorists is understood by millions of Muslims to be a profound affront to the realm of Islam, another instance of America’s wicked, global ambitions.

Granted, American support for Israel has frequently put the U.S. and the Muslim world at odds over the last 50...

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