The new crusade against Islam

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ADC protest ‘Christians under seige’ series
American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, appeal, 30 October 1998, ADC is protesting the blatant and extreme anti-Muslim and anti-Arab bias which characterizes the five-part series “Christians Under Siege,” which is running on the front page of this week's Oregonian newspaper.
Ex-CIA director: U.S. faces ‘World War IV’
CNN, Thursday 3 April 2003. Former CIA director James Woolsey said Wednesday that the United States is engaged in World War IV, and that it could continue for years. The new war is against three enemies: the religious rulers of Iran, the “fascists” of Iraq and Syria, and Islamic extremists like al Qaeda.
Using the Sword to Westernize Muslims
By Abid Mustafa, Paltestine Chronicle, 26 May 2005. Whenever western governments mention weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and Muslims in the same breath, the western media immediately breaks into wild frenzy warning its people that a catastrophic event of epic proportions is about to unfold. Old European fables of Muslims spreading Islam by the sword are reinvented to convey the impression that Muslims are extremely dangerous, highly irresponsible and pay scant regard to human life.
Pentagon Confirms Koran Incidents ‘Mishandling’: Cases Preceded Guidelines Established in 2003
By Josh White and Dan Eggen, Washington Post, Friday 27 May 2005. Pentagon officials said yesterday that investigators have identified five incidents of military guards and an interrogator “mishandling” the Koran at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The claim that a guard had flushed a Koran down a toilet.
Propaganda that widens the Arab-West divide: Gained in translation
By Mohammed El Oifi, Le Monde diplomatique, October 2005. Why the Middle East Media Research Institute is a source of English versions of Arabic texts that are designed to mislead and disinform.
Bush frames Israel/Lebanon conflict as struggle against “Islamo-fascism”
Transcript: Bush, Rice news conference, by The Associated Pres, Monday 7 August 2006. Bush: we must deal with this movement. We must deal with the movement with strong security measures. We must bring justice to those who would attack us and at the same time defeat their ideology by the spread of liberty.
Cleric warns US, UK against dividing Shiites, Sunnis
Arabic, 20 January 2007. Ayatollah Kashani yesterday warned against the US and UK attempts to divide Shiites and Sunnis and said the world, including the Middle East and Muslim world, have become growingly aware of this.