More and more prominent terrorists are defecting from the cause. The Egyptian theologian Dr. Fadl is the best known, but many others are likewise reconsidering. Experts see it as a delayed reaction to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.It's a good occasion to raise a few questions again: Are we making more terrorists or deterring them by torturing and bombing their brothers? Could we negotiate with Hamas? Could we separate the redeemable and irredentist factions of Hamas?
Thursday, July 17, 2008
ex-jihadists turning back on terror
Via Norm Geras, comes this story on ex-Jihadists in Der Spiegel: