The Washington Post's Islam vs. Donald Trump's Islam

The Trump campaign against radical Islam doesn't pull any punches.  And why should it?  We're talking about a religion that has tens of millions (or more) adherents who'd love to blow the United States off the map.  (That's after Israel, of course.) However, according to Jackson Diehl of the Washington Post, it's Trump and his advisers who believe in “civilizational conflict.”  (Presumably after the analysis offered in Samuel Huntington's book, The Clash of Civilisations.) Diehl says Trump's appointee, Stephen K. Bannon, speaks in terms of a “long history of the Judeo-Christian West's struggle against Islam.”  Michael T. Flynn, the incoming national security adviser, is also in favor of “a world war against a messianic mass movement of evil people.” Indeed, Flynn has got the measure of things. He once wrote: I don’t believe that all cultures are morally equivalent, and...(Read Full Post)