Written by Andrew Bostom
Islam’s defining doctrine of jihad war  against non-Muslims, and resultant 14 centuries of sanguinary imperialism , and accompanying acts of terrorism , through the present , notwithstanding, ad nauseum contemporary State Department pronouncements re-affirm what Muslim propagandists insist—that the creed is an enlightened pacifism.
Glaring examples of this corrosive State Department apologetic on Islam have been provided by the two most recent Secretaries of State, Condoleeza Rice, and the current Secretary, Hillary Clinton. Then Secretary Rice, at The Annual State Department Iftar Dinner, October 25, 2005, amplified the standard “religion of peace” trope, asserting  Islam was
…a great faith, of one of the world’s great religions, a religion of peace and love.
During her September 15, 2009 Iftar Dinner address , Secretary Clinton used the jihadist Hamas /Muslim Brotherhood  offshoot, Council on American Islamic Relations’ (CAIR’s ) deliberately inflated estimate of US Muslims (~ 7 million ; hard data from the Pew Forum  in early 2010 tallied 2.6 million US Muslims), to claim ,
The nearly 7 million Muslims in our country have enriched our culture, have made it stronger because of the contributions that many of you and others across
Now, this time of self-reflection and clarity reminds us that the principles that are the hallmark of Ramadan – charity, sacrifice, and compassion… we need to be inspired by our leaders to fight poverty, injustice and hate with, “the weapon of the Prophet—patience and righteousness.” Well, that, to me, sums up much of what we celebrate tonight as we break fast.
Edward A. Van Dyck, then US Consular Clerk at
In all the many works on Mohammedan law no teaching is met with that even hints at those principles of political intercourse between nations, that have been so long known to the peoples of
The witless and self-destructive apologetic on Islam which currently permeates our State Department even includes grotesque, de facto endorsement  of Islamic “blasphemy” law , as promulgated by the Muslim avatars of a modern Caliphate , the Organization of the Islamic Conference.
We are in desperate need of a strong new Secretary of State willing to purge the State Department of all those dogmatically inculcating such counterfactual, delusive Islamophilia. Diplomats possessed of—or at least receptive to learning—Van Dyck’s  unapologetic wisdom, must be recruited and installed if we are to survive the violent and non-violent jihad being waged against the
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