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U.S. Muslims must speak out

The American Muslim community needs to speak out in the strongest of terms to condemn the brutal murder of Danny Pearl, the reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

The kidnapping and beheading of Pearl (those butchers even videotaped his murder) was carried out in the name of their cause, a “religious” cause. The reality is that he was murdered because he was a Jew and supported the relationship that Pakistan has with the United States.

We need to watch how this is handled by Pakistan. Will they extradite these butchers to the U.S. for trial or will they only slap them on the hands?

The American Muslim community has only suggested that the cause of these extremists in unjust. They need to take the same position that President Bush has stated – “you are with us in this effort or you are against us.” There is no in-between.

James S Dean

Grass Valley

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