Academia on San Bernardino Attack: No Jihad Here
Tashfeen Malik (l) & Syed Farooq
Middle East studies academics responded to the December 2 Islamic terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California with characteristic obfuscation, assigning the Islamist perpetrators' motivation to workplace bullying or mere gun violence, and the global jihad to "Islamophobia" and other alleged Western ills. In the latest Campus Watch research
, appearing today at American Thinker
, CW West Coast representative Cinnamon Stillwell exposes their willful blindness and equivocation:
Omid Safi, director of Duke University's Islamic Studies Center, immediately jumped on the gun control bandwagon and – echoing President Obama's recent gaffe following the latest Paris attacks – claimed that mass shootings occur only in the U.S.: "This is everyday [sic], everywhere in America – and no where [sic] else in the world." He decried America's "deadly fetish" and "gun obsession," urging readers to "Stand up to #NRA," as if the National Rifle Association's adherence to 2nd Amendment rights were the cause of Islamic terrorism.
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