…as repressive as Arab dictators generally are, they tend to be more liberal than the people they oppress.

“Spasms of violence as a routine feature of life”

Muslims who believe in and understand the charges found in the Koran know that the recent murders in Paris were commanded by God.

That literal truth is half of what you need to know. For the other half, ask your leaders what they plan to do.

(By the way, the quote that is the headline of this Item comes from here. That commentary is worth reading. Thanks go to reader JY for recommending it.)