Aug 18, 2007

Rendezvous With Destiny - Part 3

"They seek to establish a radical Islamic caliphate, so they can impose a brutal new order on unwilling people, much as Nazis and communists sought to do in the last century. This enemy will accept no compromise with the civilized world ... Against this kind of enemy, there is only one effective response: We must go on the offense, stay on the offense, and take the fight to them." ~ President George W. Bush - 1 May 2007

It takes much more than bravado and military might to win, it takes among other things a willingness to do that which you think you can't and a determination to accept nothing but victory. But most importantly, it takes moral self-righteousness and self-confidence two essential elements that up until now, we still seem to be lacking.

Shorty after 9/11 the cracks would begin to appear in our resolve. The first indication should have been when Americans couldn't name their enemy for fear of offending Muslims around the globe. Americans meekly settled the term "War On Terrorism", thereby going to war with an "intangible tactic" rather than with an actual enemy. Next would be the Pentagon's code name for our military buildup, "Operation Infinite Justice". Denouncing the name as unislamic, Muslims fervently protested against the term "infinite justice" and stated that only Allah is qualified to administer "infinite justice". Instead of telling our adversaries to go and pound sand, we chose to subjugate ourselves to Muslim protestations and after consultations agreed to refer to our mission as "Operation Enduring Freedom".

On the 20th of September 2001 President George W. Bush would address a nation and reaffirm our commitment to freedom and liberty -- "...this will be an age of liberty, here and across the world ... Freedom and fear are at war. The advance of human freedom -- the great achievement of our time, and the great hope of every time -- now depends on us". And yet on the 26th of January 2004, rhetoric would come face to face with reality. A reality that becomes painfully evident in article three of Afghanistan's new constitution, that "No law shall contravene the tenets and provisions of the holy religion of Islam in Afghanistan." Both Afghanistan's and Iraq's constitutions were not forged in in the fires of liberty and freedom, but in the fires of accommodation and appeasement. Accommodation and appeasement that history has proven time and time again to be the path to disaster.

Epitomizing our government's incompetence on Islam, Sharia and more importantly taqiyya, on the 27th of May 2007 George W. Bush would state -- "In Iraq and Afghanistan, millions have shown their desire to be free. We are determined to help them secure their liberty. Our troops are helping them build democracies that respect the rights of their people, uphold the rule of law, and fight extremists alongside America in the war on terror." No President Bush, millions have not shown their desire to be free, they have shown their desire to be ruled by fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) and despite being warned countless times of the threat that an Islamic caliphate poses to our nation you have chosen to aid and abet our adversaries with not just our nation's treasure, but with the blood of American citizens. Allowing themselves to be manipulated by our enemies, our nation's leadership have conscientiously chosen accommodation, appeasement and consensus over liberty, freedom and victory.

Osama Bin Laden once said that "When people see a strong horse and a weak horse, by nature they will like the strong horse." For the so-called moderate Muslims in South and Southeast Asia the strong horse is undeniably the one who's message conveys with it clarity and certainty as opposed to obscurity and uncertainty. The leadership of Al Qaeda and Hizb ut-Tahrir, speak often of America's and the West's decline and malevolence, attempting to stir up and ignite ideological passions of a global caliphate. Emboldened by what they perceive to be a morally and spiritually weakened West, Hizb ut-Tahrir has now thrown down the gauntlet.

Since 9/11 and perhaps for the first time in twenty years, this has become one of the most dangerous developments I have personally seen and witnessed in Southeast Asia. While the movement has been fairly active in the past and even before 9/11, it was not until late 2005 that the movement began to really pick up steam with it's recruitment efforts with not just the proletariat but with the so-called moderates and urban elite as well. In May of 2003, the Heritage Foundation would issue a report entitled "Hizb ut-Tahrir: An Emerging Threat to U.S. Interests in Central Asia". With well over one million supporters and representation in over 40 countries around the globe, Hizb ut-Tahrir is not hiding in a cave and they won't be going anywhere without a fight. A fight against America and the West that Hizb ut-Tahrir feels confident of winning.


  1. There will be no forgiving of George Bush and his administration. Sadly the Democrats seem to be worse!

  2. Anonymous5:42 PM

    Essential documentary "Islam: What the West needs to know" that every Infidel should view, freely available in ten parts here:

    What to do about Islam:


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