Muslim teaching on war part of probe into murders

Sacirbey, Omar
December 2009
Christian Century;12/15/2009, Vol. 126 Issue 25, p15
The article presents discussion concerning the Islamic interpretation of war and its implications on soldiers participating in the U.S. Iraq and Afghan wars. Comments are given noting the views of religious extremist Nidal M. Hasan concerning the inability of a Muslim soldier to fight another Muslim. Details are given highlighting the different interpretations of several different Islamic scholars and soldiers regarding the morality of U.S. military service.


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