Saturday, November 18, 2006

Wafa Sultan Says
Bush Is Wrong
To Call
Islam A
Religion Of Peace

Several months back, Wafa Sultan, a Saudi-dissident living in the United States, jolted the world with an appearence on Al Jazeera Television and spoke her mind on Islam. She told the absolute unadulterated truth. I probably don't have to tell you that her candor has won her multiple death threats.

Watch this video from Ms. Sultan's appearence, and then read what follows:

Now, Wafa Sultan has some harsh words for George Bush:

Bush empowering terrorists, charges vocal Muslim critic

Wafa Sultan says 'religion of peace' pronouncement undermines her efforts to battle religion's 'barbarism'

President Bush is undermining criticism vital to the survival of Western civilization and empowering terrorist leaders by proclaiming Islam a "religion of peace," says one of the most outspoken critics to emerge from the Muslim world in recent years.

Wafa Sultan, a native of Syria, seized attention worldwide in February when her electrifying interview on Al-Jazeera television spread across the Internet through a video clip produced by the Middle East Media Research Institute.

Named this year to Time Magazine's list of 100 influential people in the world, Sultan spoke with WND after addressing a symposium on radical Islam in Las Vegas hosted by America's Truth Forum. She understands Bush's position as president and believes he is only trying to be diplomatic, but insists, nevertheless, his words are "empowering" Muslim leaders whose ultimate aim is for Islamic law to govern the world.

"I believe he undermines our credibility by saying that," said Sultan. "We came from Islam, and we know what kind of religion Islam is.

Go to Atlas Shrugs for more on the great Wafa Sultan.