Colin Powell September 14, 2003
Israel would incite rage not only among Arabs but also Muslims everywhere by exiling or executing Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday
This sounds familiar. Oh, yeah...
Hosni Mubarak March 2003
Egypt's president said he could not stop U.S.-led warships from crossing the Suez Canal toward Iraq, and warned a drawn out war would lead to increased Islamic militancy throughout the world.
"If there is one (Osama) bin Laden now, there will be 100 bin Ladens afterward,"
In These Times Autumn 2001
In bombing Afghanistan, George W. Bush has handed Osama bin Laden a major victory... The United States has reacted to September 11 just as bin Laden and his ilk hoped it would: Bush has given the radical mullahs a new weapon with which to inflame the Muslim street.
Sadly, Muslim rage seems to be caused by things other than defensive actions taken against Afghanistan, Saddam Hussein or Yassir Arafat.Posted by Stefan Sharkansky at September 14, 2003 01:37 PM