to Mr. Abul Taher
After publishing my interview
with Mr. Abul Taher, several people contacted him by phone and email. Some
of them sent me a copy. I think the following is interesting.
Let me introduce myself:
I am one of the non-Muslim writers on Ali web page. Not as prolific as
some, but I get my point across.
I owe a great deal to Ali
Sina. I was one of those foolish Americans who believed the myth that all
the terrorism around the world is "just a handful" of radical Muslims.
It took Ali about a year and a half, but he finally opened my eyes to the truth.
Once my eyes were opened everything that made no sense before, became perfectly
I hope that you can convince
your paper to print the interview because it is important for people to read.
Surely you must realize that Ali cannot allow you to have his phone number or
even a picture. He is a hunted man. Would you broadcast such
information in a similar situation? We have been friends for about two
years now and even I do not have, nor do I want, such information.
I have received e-mail from ex-Muslims
that tell me they use a different name out of fear of discovery. If you
are Muslim, you know why. If you are not, you should realize that Islam is
not kind to those who leave the fold.
One thing I have discovered is that
all one has to be is in the sphere of Islam to be hateful and angry. I was
asked to join a list group of Palestinian Christians. Why, after reading
their words, I can't imagine. All that was put forth was hate. Hate
the Jews. Hate the Americans who help the Jews. Hate Jews all over
the world..hate, hate, hate....was their only message. Even praise for
"who tried to stop the takeover of the world by the evil Jews" was
discussed. Ignorant of history, these poor people, downtrodden as they may
be, have no clue that if Israel was destroyed, it would only be a matter of time
before Islam culled them from their midst. No Christians allowed on "
The problem is, of course, the entire
world is considered "
." Do you know that one of the founders of CAIR (Council on
American/Islamic Relations) is on record as stating his goal is to replace our
Constitution with the Quran? That confligration Ali spoke of? Just
try doing that and you will see one. As a Brit, you would scoff at how heavily
armed as a people we are. There will come a day when the Brits may lament
the fact that the enemy is armed and they are not. That day may be sooner
than you think.
As an American, I realize we are the
biggest hurtle for Islam. That is why we are in their gun sights. It
, or anything else of that nature. That is just a smokescreen. We
are Islam's biggest threat. Even Muslims who live here...many do not know
or understand us because they have kept themselves isolated from us. Islam
has no idea what will happen to them if they do something foolish like use a
nuke on an American city. Nor will we stand for being a much bigger
. Hell hath no fury like angry Americans, trust me on that. The
Cindy Sheehands and Teddy Kennedys would be trampled in the rush to get to the
nearest Mosque. Would it be rational? Of course not. Neither
would detonating a nuke in large city of civilians. Bin Laden made a fatal
mistake when he attacked us on 9/11. Not for him yet, coward that he is,
hiding while sending others to die needlessly. But a fatal mistake for
Islam. Islam awoke that sleeping giant once again.
You mentioned Pat Robertson.
While I'm Catholic and not whatever he is, I must say there is some reason to
what he said. Would it have not been much better to take out Saddam and
his darling boys rather than have to invade the country and have many other
lives lost? How different would the world have been if we could have
gotten to Hitler in 1938? Or Stalin in 1946? Or Pol Pot? Or
The abortion bombers? You make it
sound as though it happens every day. It has happened a couple of times,
it was wrong, (tho I am pro-life) and most of those who have done the bombings
are now in prison.
At any rate, if you need someone to
vouch for Ali and the fact that he is who he says he is, about a hundred of us
will stand up for him and with him any day of the week. Ali is not
destroying Islam. It is doing that all by itself. He is trying to
save Muslims. In all our discussions, I have never heard an angry word
from him. Frustrated, yes, be never hateful.
To me, this is just more proof that the
power of Islam is gone from him. The hypnotic trance has been broken and
he can think for himself. Personally, I am very grateful. As he
tries to save Muslims, I am trying to save Americans by waking them up to the
danger. It is slow, but progress is being made. I just hope it is
Barbara J. Stock