Qanta Ahmed Qanta Ahmed

The Paris attacks are an act of war – against Islam itself

UPDATE: Watch Dr Ahmed discuss this article on CNN here 

The appalling attacks in Paris last night were, as Francois Hollande said, an act of war. They were Islamism’s declaration of war on free society – but, crucially, they represented something else. An act of war, by Islamists, upon Islam itself.

As Douglas Murray says, it is lazy and wrong to argue that these attacks had nothing to do with Islam.

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Qanta Ahmed
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Qanta Ahmed
Dr Qanta Ahmed is a British American Muslim physician and journalist, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum.

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