Letters to the Editor
Sunday, April 28, 2013

'Jihad' not synonymous with Muslim terrorism

The Arabic word "jihad" spews forth hourly in the U.S. media as a frightening phrase for "Muslim terrorism." Yet take a few minutes and look up "jihad" on the Internet. You will find that in Arabic jihad means "effort" or "struggle."

Wikipedia and other sources state that the Islamic religion sees three, some...

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