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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

The Innocence of Islamic Jihad: True or false? The Video is True!

The Innocence of Islamic Jihad: True or false? The video was uploaded at midnight July 4. As of 12:16 it had 24 views. 

    While the greater part of the video is true and easily verifiable, it ends with two egregious errors.  Imran Firasat allowed his optimism to overcome rational thought.  

    Islam is incapable of reform because it is absolutist, presented as perfected and immutable. You can not improve perfection. 

    Jihad can not be removed from the Islamic doctrine set. While Muslims are Muslims, we can not live in peace with them.  We can live in peace with apostates or dead Muslims, but not with living Muslims who believe in and attempt to implement Allah's imperatives, threat & promise. 

     Pakistan's Brig. S.K. Malik gave us the key to victory in page 60 of The Quranic Concept of War: we must destroy their faith; cause them to abandon belief in Allah, his imperative, threat & promise. 

The Qur'an citations in the video are listed below, each linked to a table of parallel translations. 
    The major bin Ladin quote comes from The al-Qaeda Reader.  The Shari'ah of Jihad, including the legal definition is found in The Reliance of the Traveller O 9.

    The most authentic traditions concerning Jihad are found in Sahih Bukhari's Books of Jihad, Khumus & Expedition.  The placards boasting of world domination have their origin in three of Ibn Kathir's Tafsirs:
    For more detail about Jihad, see:
    While I was writing this review, the number of viewings grew to 274, a good start considering the date and time of release.  This video lives up to its trailer, I am satisfied with the production quality and factual content.  I understand that Muslims will not agree with my verdict.  I have given you the resources you need to verify the facts and explore the context of the quotes.

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