Came across this story by way of Fark this afternoon. I honestly can’t tell whether Mr. Al-Atraqchi is serious or not. His (by now) cliched attempt to redefine jihad as a personal struggle with one’s inner demons suggests that he’s not. But with a punchline like this:
Peacemakers are brave. They are enlightened individuals who understand the common denominator in all mankind. Desmond Tutu, Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Martin Scorsese, former South African President Nelson Mandela, Kathy Kelly, Noam Chomsky, Robert Fisk, and Edward Said are just a small sample of those calling for peace and justice.
how could he not be?