Mumbai Attacks Highlight Threat from Radical Islam

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From WNP Senior Writer Melvin Rhodes:

After the train bombings in the Indian city of Mumbai (formerly Bombay) on July 11th,  there was fairly extensive reporting on the terror attacks in the Lansing State Journal, the daily newspaper that serves the state capital of Michigan.   The chief suspects, according to the Associated Press article, were "Kashmiri separatists".  

Not once were the words "Moslem" or "Islamic" mentioned, in keeping with the tenets of political correctness which still maintain that all religions are equally valid and that Islam is really a religion of peace!  However, Kashmiri separatists are all Moslems, fighting to break away from predominantly Hindu India and unite with the Islamic nation of Pakistan.  At the same time, it should be noted that a number of trains were blown up in Mumbai, all within eleven minutes.  Simultaneous attacks are a trademark of al-Qaeda.  These attacks on the rapid transit system in India's financial capital are very similar to previous attacks in Madrid in 2004 and in London in 2005.  

Following the 7/11 attacks, security was heightened in New York, America's financial capital.  It appears increasingly as if al-Qaeda is targeting financial centers in an attempt to bring down the western financial system.  Mumbai, the financial center at the heart of one of the world's fastest growing economies, was the most likely target in India for this reason.  The bombings all took place in the rush hour, again copying those in Madrid and London.  The bombings will likely turn out to be the responsibility of a local al-Qaeda affiliate, as Muslim militants around the world increasingly work together to achieve the common goal of Islamic domination.

The bombings in Mumbai were just one incident that hit the headlines for one day in what is increasingly being called "The Long War", a conflict seemingly without end.

Increasingly, it appears that the radical followers of Islam are winning against a western world that is more and more divided, both between the various governments and also within the individual countries themselves.

It should be clear to all that the threat from radical Islam is growing.  It should also be noted that the focus of worldwide terrorism does seem to be on financial targets like London, New York and Mumbai, in a clear attempt to destroy confidence, upon which the western economic system is built.

(The remainder of this article will appear in the August WNP)