Muqtedar Khan Wants Muslims and Christians to Unite--Against Israel
by Winfield Myers • Jun 28, 2010 at 10:39 am
Campus Watch has followed Muqtedar Khan's career for several years, and today Jared Sorhaindo reports on a recent lecture in which Khan once again demonstrated his radicalism. "Muqtedar Khan Wants Muslims and Christians to Unite--Against Israel," appears today at FrontPage Magazine
. Here's a taste:
On June 17, Georgetown University held the event "Evangelicals & Muslims: Perspectives on Mission & Partnership" at its Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. The last of its four panel discussions wrestled with the question: "Can Muslims and Christians be Partners in Reconciliation and Conflict Transformation?"
Khan, who spoke first, refused to appear on a 2007 academic panel with an IDF veteran who had served in the West Bank, yet somehow maintains a veneer of moderation. A fairly charismatic speaker, he got off the ground quickly by claiming a moral equivalence between Pat Robertson and Osama bin Laden. "We must condemn the extremists in our midst," he said, patting himself on the back for denouncing bin Laden. While Robertson has undoubtedly made controversial statements, comparing him with bin Laden, whose terrorist organization has murdered thousands of people in the United States and abroad, is appalling and absurd.
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