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Jihad vs. the politically correct PDF Print E-mail
Sandhya Jain

Pioneer 13th July, 2004

Even as political correctness makes candid discussion about Islamic fundamentalism virtually impossible, concerned intellectuals the world over are cautiously determined to analyze the concept of jihad and its implications for non-Islamic societies. Ever alert to such dangers, Muslim organizations and their fellow travellers are trying to whitewash the term that noted journalist M.J. Akbar bluntly designated the "signature tune" of Islam.

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SOME POLITICALLY INCORRECT QUESTIONS PDF Print E-mail
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In this season of being 'politically correct' post the recent election, one wishes to raise some questions.

The 'right' tone was, of course, set by The New York Times, that doyen of American wisdom, when it editorially castrated Indians opposing Sonia Gandhi as prime minister for being xenophobic nationalists, conveniently forgetting that US law prohibits a foreign-born citizen from becoming president.

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