Thursday, January 28, 2010

How our folly aids extremism

Nothing is more pleasing to extremist leaderships than the confirmation, whether in fact or perception, of the causes by which they recruit followers to their violent banners. The state, media and public reactions to the Al-Faisal fiasco may very well have acted to harm our interests -peace and religious harmony in Kenya- and promoted instead the perception of intolerant incompatibility that extremism teaches.

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