The New Face of Radical Islam in Ethiopia
Radical Islam is not merely an extreme version of Islam. Rather, it is a cultural-social ideology dominating all aspects of life. Like many violent totalitarian movements, its primary objective is to dominate all those within its reach and suppress all other ideologies, movements, and beliefs in its path.
In short, Radical Islam is dedicated to the conquest of the world, by any means possible.
Radical Islam draws on widely accepted Islamic religious philosophy and customs. However the movement also draws heavily on dangerous ideas that negate basic human rights and freedoms of expression.
Not all Muslims are radical, and not all Muslims are politically motivated. In fact, most are not. However, when Muslims adopt a politically motivated, radical ideology, the whole world is at risk.
Radical Islam’s arsenal is diverse and dangerous. Terrorism is only one of the tactics used by radicals, with new tactics arising everyday. Some are more subtle such as the use of textbooks, while others are outright violent, such as terrorizing those who embrace freedom of speech.
The picture is chilling. We are at a crucial juncture. We can continue in this way, hoping for change, but we must know that by doing so, we risk losing the freedoms for which we have fought so hard.
Or, we can get involved and stop Radical Islam’s march on our civilization. We urge you to inform yourselves, speak up and get active.